21-7-14 lawn fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

Franklin, Ma
Question by pecs32
May 13, 2009
I see so many suggestions to use 21-7-14 fertilizer to treat against moss. Home Depot doesn't seem to sell it. Can you please point out another fertilizer that I can buy? Brian in Franklin, MA


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Answer from NGA
May 13, 2009

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The general rule for lawn fertilizers is to use one with a 3-1-2 ratio of NPK. You can use practically any combination as long as it has three times as much nitrogen as it has phosphorous. Choose a fertilizer with approximately a 3-1-2 ratio and your lawn will be quite happy.

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