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.
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.
Nitrogen is the most abundant chemical in the earth’s atmosphere, making up 78% of the air that we breathe. However the vast majority of this is in a gaseous form, which cannot be utilised by plants. Plants can only use a “fixed” form of nitrogen in the soil. In nature, plant and animal waste deposited into the soil… Read More »