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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.

What do the NPK values on lawn fertilisers mean?

By | 15/04/2015

Whenever you purchase fertiliser or soil improver for your garden, you will see that they are marked with an NPK value. But what does this mean? N, P and K are the chemical symbols for the three main elements that plants require for healthy growth. These are nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P) and potassium (K). (Potassium is represent by… Read More »