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Unformatted text preview: directions when applying the fertilizer. It is a good idea to use a fertilizer with at least 25% slow release nitrogen. Apply fertilizer when the ground is moist, and water the lawn after the fertilizer application. Try not to fertilize before a heavy rain. It is also a good idea to set the fertilizer spreader to broadcast half the recommended amount, and go over the lawn twice from different directions. Mowing Your Lawn Mow your lawn often, and leave the clippings on the lawn. Grass clippings decompose slowly, and provide nutrients to help your lawn. If you leave your grass clippings on the lawn, you will be able to use commercial fertilizer less frequently. For further information, visit the USDA Lawn and Garden Care Web site....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2010 for the course OST word proce taught by Professor Lumar during the Spring '10 term at Pensacola Junior College.
- Spring '10