Category Archives: NPK Ratio

The NPK Ratio is the way the different proportions of nutrients are labelled on fertilisers.

N, P and K are the key elements. Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium (Potassium has the chemical symbol K as it is named Kalium in Neo-Latin).

Find out more about the NPK ratio and what they do for grass in these posts.

Problems of sustained over-fertilisation of grass

I have recently taken on a number of lawns that have previously been maintained by “lawn care professionals”, and I have been absolutely aghast at how bad these customers’ lawns have become as a result of a poor-quality fertilisation programme. The worst of these lawns are undoubtedly those which have been “cared for” for by these companies for many… Read More »