Fertilizing Your Lawn This Fall
Fall is officially here! The days are getting shorter and cooler. Many homes suffered from lawn damage this year and are in need of repair this fall. You are probably planning on seeding the problem spots in your lawn. It is still not too late to seed this fall with Fall Magic grass seed. Have you thought about your fall lawn fertilization? Often times this important step is forgotten. Fertilizing in the fall is a critical part of your lawn renovation and enables the lawn to survive through the winter.
Fall Fertilization is a Must
The best time to apply a fall fertilizer is in October into early November. As the days get cooler the grass will start storing the nutrients the fertilizer provides. The benefits of fertilizing your lawn in the fall include increased root growth, improved coloring from fall to spring and less disease and drought problems to name a few. Winter Survival Fall Fertilizer is the perfect fall formula for your lawn. It contains humates which increase the soil activity and it does not contain phosphorus so it can be applied in phosphorus free states. Please note that many states have blackout dates for fertilizer applications. Check your town and state laws for restrictions that may apply.
What if I want to go organic?
Organic fertilizers are another option for your fall fertilization. Organic Lawn Fertilizer contains beneficial nutrients to help your lawn survive the winter months. These organic products will improve the health of your soil and repair the damage done to your lawn from the summer heat. Pelletized Calcium Fertilizer should also be applied to help release trapped nutrients in the soil.