type of fertilizer? - Knowledgebase Question

plymouth, Ma
Question by jlkellert
November 3, 2010
Brand new lawn, Plymouth, MA. What type fertizlizer?


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Answer from NGA
November 3, 2010

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It's late in the season to be feeding a lawn but if you have never fed your new lawn, you can use a winterizer type fertilizer. These fertilizers are low in nitrogen (which encourages green growth) but high in phosphorous and potassium (the second and third numbers in the formula - they encourage healthy stem and root growth). A winterizer fertilizer will help your new lawn endure the winter weather and be ready to grow in the spring. Best wishes with your new lawn.

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