Fertilize my Lawn - Knowledgebase Question

San Bernardino, Ca
Question by rudybea2003
March 15, 2010
When is the best month to fertilize my lawn during spring? Also, can I use


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Answer from NGA
March 15, 2010

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You can feed your lawn in early April. 15-15-15 is sometimes called "geranium fertilizer" but it is an all purpose fertilizer and should be readily available in your garden center. "Best Triple Pro" is one brand name and it is perfectly fine to use on plants but not recommended for lawns. For lawns you'll want to use a product with a 3-1-2 ratio of NPK such as a 21-7-14. This ratio of NPK encourages green top growth, no flowering (middle number) and strong stem and root growth. Hope this answers your question.

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