Archive for July 8th, 2016

Five Simple Steps to Fertilizing Your Lawn

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Summer is in full swing, and with the hot sun and dry weather, your yard may be looking a little bit worse for wear. However, good landscaping and fertilizing can create lawns that look brand new, even in the summer heat.

Patchy lawns are an issue that many homeowners deal with regularly, but they can be fixed with regular watering and fertilizing. If you’ve never fertilized your lawn before, here are five simple steps to get you started.

Know the Numbers

When you go to pick up your fertilizer, there will be three numbers on the label. These numbers show the percentage of nitrogen, phosphate, and potassium, respectively, which are the primary nutrients needed to feed your lawn. So a 20-5-10 bag will consist of 20% nitrogen, 5% phosphate, and 10% potassium. You should be pic

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