When you think “fall lawn care,” raking leaves may be the first image that comes to mind. However, fall is also the most important time to fertilize lawns, particularly in cold climates like the Midwest. Ensuring an enviable, green lawn this spring begins now. Fertilizing in late fall brings more benefits, thanks to these conditions: Grass regains strength following dormancy in summer heat when morning dew brings hydration.
Just as Mother Nature inherently revitalizes grass, natural fertilizers work with nature by increasing the soil's ability to retain water and nutrients, improving the health and strength of the soil and grass.
Natural fertilizers are also environmentally-friendly. Synthetic fertilizers contain salts that can seep into ground water. With no toxic ingredients, a natural lawn food can be an eco-friendly, non-burning fertilizer that promotes lush, green lawn, offering the same efficacy as a synthetic without the harmful ingredients.
Look for lawn food that contains no manure, no biosolids (i.e., sewage) and no added phosphorous. There are no restrictions on re-entry time after application. Children and pets can play on the lawn immediately. No manure means there's no unpleasant odor.
Ready to reveal your lawn's potential next spring? Incorporate fall fertilizing into your fall lawn care routine now.
Source: Purely Organic Products
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