Category Archives: Nitrogen

Nitrogen is the most common element in the atmosphere and a key ingredient for the growth of all plants on earth.

Grass requires nitrogen to grow, but the availability in the soil does vary considerably.

Find out more about the role nitrogen plays in lawn care and how to keep the correct amount in your soil.

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 »