Lawn fertilizing – How to grow a greener thicker lawn is the target of many home owners who have a lawn. It makes the home look attractive and actually makes a great place to sit out and enjoy the sun.
There are many elements which go into growing a greener and thicker lawn. One of the most important you must consider, is the soil type and the nutrients provided to your grass. While grass is capable of getting nutrients it needs from the soil, you should remember that these nutrients can be depleted resulting in malnourished grass.
The lawn looks dull and can start to look like straw, and you start noticing thin areas with patches of soil. So what can you do?
The answer lies in applying lawn fertilizer or compost to your grass regularly. One very effective way is to apply liquid lawn fertilizer. This method has many advantages over the other fertilizing methods and they include the following.
Firstly, the liquid lawn fertilizing is absorbed and utilized by the grass almost immediately. You might apply it today evening and notice a change in the morning when you wake up. This fertilizer is absorbed through the leaves as well as roots. This way, nothing is lost.
Secondly, you will apply the fertilizer as you water your lawn. This type of fertilizer is applied by attaching the garden hose and nozzle to the fertilizer spray bottle. This way, you won’t have to apply the fertilizer first and then water your lawn later.
Thirdly, it is an easy method to use. You simply read the instructions of use and you are good to go. However, reading the instructions is an important part of using this type of lawn fertilizer. Incorrect applications can damage your lawn.
Fourth, liquid lawn fertilizer supplies the main nutrients that grass needs, nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (NPK). Besides NPK, micro nutrients are essential to a well balanced feeding. These micro nutrients are also provided by the lawn fertilizer.
Although this type of lawn fertilizer has many advantages, you may it has some disadvantages of its own. They may include being expensive as well as the need to fertilize the lawn regularly, since liquid lawn fertilizers are taken up by the grass almost immediately.
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