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FERTILIZER

Basic 5 Step Plan

SPRING STEP 1 - LATE MARCH: (when red bud/forsythia bloom)
• Optional Aerate, Over Seed, and Starter Fertilizer or Propeat 17-0-4
• Optional recommended: early spring pre-emergent (if not seeding)


SPRING STEP 2 - MID/LATE APRIL through MID MAY:
Somewhere in this window - look at lawn color and vigor to determine exact
time - does it need it? If the answer is YES then Throw’er Down!)
• Pre-Emergent
• Full dose of Propeat 13-5-8
• Spot Spray Weeds

SUMMER STEP 3 - JUNE:
• Propeat 13-5-5 (lighter rate)
• Starter Fertilizer (optional for thinner, irrigated lawns)
• Optional: Grub Control (recommended, water it in)


SUMMER STEP 4 - JULY 4TH
• Full dose Propeat 10-0-10


FALL STEP 5 - LATE AUGUST/SEPTEMBER:
If your lawn looks good:
• Full dose Propeat 17-0-4

Other Fall Options

STEP 1 - AUGUST/SEPTEMBER
If your lawn is NOT looking good.
• Aerate and Overseed
• Starter Fertilizer
• Propeat 7-4-14
• Spot Spray Weeds

• Spot Spray Weeds as needed
• Prodiamine Pre-Emergent (recommended - prevents poa annua)

FALL STEP 2 - OCTOBER:
• Full dose of Propeat 13-5-8
• Spot Spray Weeds as needed


We highly recommend ProPeat Organic professional grade fertilizers. We carry the full line. Please contact us for details or hire us to evaluate your lawns needs. We can put together a plan designed to fit your lawns needs for you to apply or we could apply it for you.

Call 203-903-1650