Tag Archives: Lawn Fertiliser

A lawn fertiliser is a material of natural or synthetic origin. It is applied to your lawn to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of your grass. Many sources of fertiliser exist, both natural and industrially produced.

Lawn fertiliser for a lush, green lawn.

In a lawn care scenario, fertilisers are either granular or liquid. The use of either depends on the time of year and the requirements of the grass. For example, during hotter weather a liquid fertiliser may be applied. This will prevent lawn burn whilst still supplying nutrients to the plant.

These blog topics have a look at the different lawn fertilisers and their uses in lawn care.

Question: Which fertiliser for a spring lawn feed?

By | 11/03/2020

I received this question from Robert in spring 2020. He asks an interesting question about which NPK fertiliser should he use to feed his lawn in the spring. This is a very deep subject and further reading will send you into some very complex chemistry and biology. I try to simplify this interesting lawn care subject.

Question: Patchy lawn in colour and growth

By | 03/08/2019

I received this excellent question in July 2019. A patchy lawn is a common issue and the possible causes of this case are worth exploring further. Alex wrote: Hi Kris, I laid my lawn (turf rolls) almost exactly a year in July 2018. I prepared the surface and placed a rooting fertiliser before laying the turf. It was… Read More »

Question: Can I use old, wet lawn fertiliser?

By | 06/06/2019

I received this question from a reader in May 2019 regarding using discounted lawn feed. They write: Hi Kris, I hope you can help. I inherited a big garden with a very old lawn (30 years at least). I like to keep it in beautiful condition. Last year (2018) it suffered badly with the hot weather. It is… Read More »