2016 6-Step Lawn Care Fertilizer Program
1) Early Spring Application - April (mfg 22-53602)
1a. One application of 18-0-5 with Crabgrass Preventer- Dimension provides essential nutrients required for healthy, vigorous growth of turf grass and prevents crabgrass.
2) Late Spring Application – May (mfg 22-54361)
2a. One application of weed control and fertilizer. Lockup, 19-0-6, provides selective control of all broadleaf weeds and continues to supply the turf grass with fertilizer needed for lush growth.
2b. *Optional* Grub Proofing is recommended this month to provide trouble lawns with season long protection. Merit Application 10-6-4 (mfg 22-41434)
3) Early Summer Application- June (mfg 22-42411)
3a. One application of insect control and fertilizer. Bifenthrin Insecticide, 17-0-5, provides your lawn with surface protection from chinch bugs, sod web worms, mole crickets and also acts as a fertilizer aid in maintaining and recovering damaged turf grass.
4) Late Summer Application- August (mfg 22-41546)
4a. One application of Turf Pro Green. Slow release fertilizer, 30-5-10, provides your lawn with nutrients for green growth needed after summer water and heat stress.
5) Fall Winterizer Application- October (mfg 33-53608)
Sa. One application of Fall Feed Fertilizer, 16-25-12, provides your lawn with essential nutrients to prepare turf grasses for the winter hardness.
6) Lime Application- Late October
6a. One application of lime reduced acidity in the soil which improves soil structure, liberates plant nutrients and reduces thatch in lawn areas.