Tag Archives: Fertiliser

A fertiliser is a material of natural or synthetic origin, applied to soil or plants. They supply nutrients essential to the growth of plants. Many sources of fertiliser exist, both natural and industrially produced.

Fertiliser for lawns

In a lawn care environment, the majority of fertilisers are granular. They consist of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium is varying amounts. Nitrogen is to promote healthy tissue growth and leaves. Phosphorus helps the roots and Potassium helps the immune system.

Applying fertilisers to a lawn is an essential part of lawn maintenance. In a lawn, the nitrogen cycle becomes interrupted due to the removal of clippings by mowing. Lawns are also not grazed by animals, so natural organic matter tends not get recycled into the soil.

Fertilising a lawn can bring amazing results to the look of any lawn. Giving the grass a wonderful dark green colour and healthy growth.

Find out more about feeding your lawn with fertilisers in these blog posts.

Question: How do I fix my burnt lawn?

By | Nov 15, 2018

I sent this question in June 2018 by a concerned lawn owner. It is a common question which I am asked a lot. Hi Kris, A couple of weeks ago I bought a 3 in 1 weed, feed and moss control lawn treatment from the local garden centre. I tried to apply it as per the instructions. However,… Read More »

Question: Overseeding and feeding a lawn?

By | May 19, 2018

I received this question in August 2017 from a reader called Max. He is wondering about combining overseeding and feeding on his lawn. I am a complete beginner with lawn care and am sorting out a neglected lawn. The lawn was fed in mid July and is going to be fed again 10-12 weeks later as recommended on… Read More »