Top 5 FAQs of Lawn Care

How many times per year should I fertilize?

You should apply 6-8 lbs. of Nitrogen per 1000 square feet per year. This can be accomplished in 4-6 applications per year.

What analysis of fertilizer should I use?

This is determined by soil samples. Take one sample for every 10,000 square feet of lawn. If you have less area than that one sample will be enough.

How much fertilizer should I put out?

You should not apply more than 1.251bs. of Nitrogen per 1000 square feet per application. Your fertilizer analysis will dictate the amount of fertilizer to be used.

How much sun does my grass need to grow?

Raleigh St. Augustine needs 4-5 hours of direct sunlight per day. Your Bermuda grasses need full sun.

Why is my grass turning yellow/brown in some areas?

It could be any number of reasons. Give us a call and we can help you find out why. This is NO CHARGE to you. Different things happen at different times of the year.

Why does my grass turn brown after a frost?

The grass is going into dormancy. This is the way that the grass protects itself.


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