Should I Fertilize In The Fall?

Should I Fertilize In The Fall?

During fall, September / October is the best time to fertilize your lawn. Your Grass is recovering from a long and hot summer just like you and may be even be coming out of a drought-induced dormancy,  so you’ll want to give your lawn a spritzer of nitrogen to promote healthy blade growth. …

WHEN IN FALL SHOULD YOU APPLY FERTILIZER TO YOUR LAWN?

More generally, mid-October is a good time to apply lawn fertilizer.

IS THERE A BEST TIME OF DAY TO FERTILIZE YOUR LAWN?

Sure is! The best time of day to fertilize is in the morning or early evening. Both times avoid the warm daytime temperatures that work against fertilizer.

WHEN TO FERTILIZE LAWN AFTER MOWING?

Start with a clean slate by mowing the lawn right before you fertilize. Leave some grass clippings behind to help the roots get nutrients.

SHOULD LAWN FERTILIZER BE APPLIED BEFORE RAIN?

Never fertilize lawns before a heavy rain to avoid runoff, so be sure to check the forecast before you start. And if it recently rained, let the grass blades dry before fertilizing.