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.

Liquid or granule lawn fertiliser?

There are two different ways to apply fertiliser to lawns. As a liquid or as a granule. Both liquid and granule fertilisers provide grass plants with valuable nutrients, they just apply them in different ways. Don’t think of it as a case of which is better. They both have their advantages and disadvantages. Find out the difference and which is best for your lawn.

Question: Which fertiliser for a spring lawn feed?

I received this question from a reader called 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

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 »