Early spring or fall
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When is the best time to apply fertilizer?
Once spring has arrived, it鈥檚 time to give your lawn a boost by once again applying a nitrogen rich fertilizer to encourage fresh, new growth. Can You Use Compost Instead Of Commercial Fertilizer For A New Lawn?
How often should you apply starter fertilizer to your lawn?
So, How Often Should You Apply Starter Fertilizer? Ideally, your new lawn should only need 1 applications of starter feed. This is applied to the soil before you seed or lay your turf. Then, once the grass is starting to grow, you can apply a second dose of regular fertilizer, which is higher in nitrogen, around 4 to 6 weeks later.
Can you mix pre emergent and low nitrogen fertilizer?
Pre-emergent exception: You may apply a low nitrogen fertilizer and pre-emergent combo from late February to early March to prevent weed seeds from germinating. An example of a low nitrogen ratio is 0-0-7 with pre-emergent.
How much slow release fertilizer should I Feed my lawn?
Adequately feeding 3/4 to 1 pound of slow-release nitrogen will allow the grass to rebuild its energy (carbohydrate) reserves and ward off the stresses of summer, such as drought, heat, traffic, disease, and insects. A polymer-coated slow-release fertilizer can feed the grass for up to 12 weeks.