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Spring Lawn Care 2017

Spring Lawn Care 2017

County Agent News
Dan Folske
April 10, 2017

Spring Lawn Care

      We will soon be inundated with ads about fertilizing lawns and other turf grasses. But Wait! Don’t fertilize too soon! If your goal is to make your lawn green up a bit faster so you can mow it more often, it might be ok to fertilize early but I would rather fertilize when it will help my lawn build its root system and become healthier so it will be more competitive with weeds and more resistant to diseases and weather problems throughout the year. For our area Memorial Day and Labor Day are the best times of the year for fertilizing.

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