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The Truth About A Lawn Fertilizer Schedule (And Common Myths)

A lawn fertilizer schedule is important, but sorting out the fact from the fiction can seem overwhelming. What do you really need to do, and what can you strike off your list before you even put your rubber boots on? … Continue reading

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Spring Fertilizing: Are You Making The Number One Spring Lawn Care Mistake?

Spring fertilizing of your lawn is not difficult, but you do need a basic understanding of what is the right way to go about spring lawn care. That includes avoiding the number one mistake. You’ve heard of get-rich-quick schemes? Well, … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t You Using Corn Gluten Meal To Stop Weeds?

Here’s a really simple way to stop weeds before they start: use corn gluten meal. After all, rooting out unwanted plants by hand is not only hard work, but unrewarding as they keep coming back. This pre emergent kills at … Continue reading

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Grass Clippings For Organic Lawn Fertilization

With the cost of traditional commercial fertilizers going up in both the financial and environmental sense, a lot of people are looking into greener alternatives that will also give them some savings. Previously overlooked as a source of fertilizer, grass … Continue reading

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Organic Nitrogen Fertilizer: Benefits, Types And General Instructions For Use

Home gardeners are getting more inclined to use organic fertilizers nowadays due to their environmentally friendly properties and the fact that they do not pose as a serious threat to their health. Since organic fertilizers have lower doses of nitrogen … Continue reading

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Recommended Lawn Fertilizing Schedules Through Various Seasons

While most manufacturers and lawn care companies say that you need to fertilize your lawn up to five times a year, in reality you only have to do this up to three times in a year. Instead of the frequency … Continue reading

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When Fertilizing Grass Seed Is Necessary

The best way to decide when fertilizing grass seed is needed is to test your soil. You can buy a soil testing kit and do the test yourself or collect soil samples from around your yard and send them to … Continue reading

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