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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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