marathon grass care - Knowledgebase Question

Question by losoyafamily
March 9, 2009
I have marathon2 and would like to what you carry so my grass can stay very green year round. I have some dry spots and some spots with no grass. thanks

Answer from NGA
March 9, 2009


Ample watering, mowing and feeding will help your lawn green up quickly. The Marathon All Season Fertilizer (27-5-5) consists of 27% nitrogen, 5% phosphorous, and 5% potassium and is a good choice for maintenance lawn feedings. Feed your lawn twice each year, once in the spring and once in the fall.

There are no registered pre-emergent herbicides available for use with Marathon turfgrasses so having a thick, healthy lawn is your best defense against weeds. Now is a good time to rake those bare areas so the grass can creep over and fill them in, and to hand dig any existing weeds.

Best wishes with your turf!

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