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- Does fertilizer expire?
If stored dry and out of the sun, soil food and lawn food are good indefinitely.
- Fertilizer burn
Fertilizer burn occurs when you apply too much fertilizer to your lawn. If this happens water, water, water as soon as possible for a few days after the application. If the grass plant is lying down, it is probably dead. If it is standing, there is a chance to save it. Remember – the recommended...
- How do I seed and prevent crabgrass?
For seeding with crabgrass prevention, use Green-Up for Seeding and Sodding. After your new seedlings have all come up and have been mowed 3 times, it is safe to use a stronger crabgrass preventer. At this time, we suggest Season Long Weed Preventer (This product has no fertilizer). This crabgrass control lasts 3-4 months.
- Organic vs synthetic fertilizer in summer
Organics are a gentler option during the hot, dry summer months. Traditional fertilizer will add additional stress to an already stressed lawn this time of the year. You will also run the risk of burning your lawn by applying too much fertilizer during these hot, east coast months. Jonathan Green’s Organic Lawn Fertilizer is formulated to help rejuvenate your...
- Organic vs. synthetic fertilizer
Organic Lawn Food is just as good as synthetic but it takes longer to see results. Synthetic fertilizers are available to the plant right away. For organic fertilizers soil microorganisms have to break down the nutrients into a form that plants can absorb through the roots.
- What if it rains after I apply a fertilizer?
If it rains after applying a fertilizer that requires the lawn to be dry for 24-48 hours after application we do not advise reapplying in fear of fertilizer burn. Wait 4 weeks to reapply. If you do not have dying or dead weeds by then, then apply just an herbicide. We suggest Lawn Weed Control...
- What to do if you over fertilized your lawn?
If you accidentally apply too much fertilizer on your lawn, water it heavily for about a week. If the damage was just to the grass blades, the lawn will recover.
- When can I seed after using Green-Up with Crabgrass Preventer?
If you applied Green-Up with Crabgrass Preventer, you cannot seed for 4 months.