Bluegrass is a wonderful plant! Its natural growth cycle was to be
green in the spring with natural moisture, go dormant during the dry summer, and green up again with
Since most of us want bluegrass that is green in the spring and stays
green until the fall, fertilization is one way to alter the natural pattern of growth of the grass.
On our bag of fertilizer, there are a series of numbers (20-20-10-2-3) that
the amount of nitrogen (20%), phosphorus (20%), potassium (10%), iron (2%), and sulfur (3%).
For growth, color, density, chlorophyll formation
For growth of new roots and rhizomes for plant vigor
For plant health, resistance to stress and cold hardiness
For chlorophyl formation for greening of lawn
Keeps plant food available and reduce alkaline salts
As a general rule, it is recommended that you fertilize 3-4 times a
year (Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Halloween).
If you choose to fertilize twice, do it in the Fall and in the Spring.
ScienTurfic Sod recommends the cyclone or rotary spreader. It will apply the
more evenly, which avoids the dark green and yellow stripes that often happens with a drop type spreader.
After you fertilize your yard, make sure to sweep your walkways and
This will ensure that the ScienTurfic Fertilizer will dissolve and
reach the grass roots.