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Max:
Min:
PPR:
TUE
Partly cloudy
88.5°F
65.1°F
30%
WED
sunny and very hot
91.9°F
67.1°F
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THU
fair
88.9°F
66.9°F
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Checkout our detailed lawn care guides for help with common questions...

 

Some of the most asked questions we receive concern the proper time to apply fertilizer, lime, seed, etc. to the yard.  With that in mind, I developed the following calendar.  It can be printed and saved for future use or come by the store and pick one up. Click here for printable Lawn Calendar.

March 1 through April 15 

  • Pre-emergence Crabgrass Control
  • Fertilize with light application of 16-4-8 with slow release nitrogen

 

March 1 through May 30 & September 1 through October 31 

  • Plant fescue cool season grass

 

March 1 through May 30 & September 1 through December 31 

  • Fertilize Cool Season Grass -3 applications:
    16-4-8 with slow release nitrogen
    28-4-8 with regular nitrogen
    46-0-0 Urea

 

 March 15 through October 15

  • Broadleaf Weed Control

 

April 1 through September 30  

  •  Watch for disease and treat

 

April 1 through May 30 & August 15 through October 15  

  • Grub Control 

 

May 1 through September 30  

  • Post-emergence Crabgrass Control
  • Lime - May be done anytime.  Including when seeding or fertilizing.

 

Lawn Aeration - Not recommended when ground is hard or frozen.

In conjunction with seeding, use seeding schedule above.

 

 

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