Benefits of Fall Fertilization

Sometime during September to early November is the best time of year to fertilize Colorado’s bluegrass lawns, (earlier if in the mountains). CSU recommends at least one pound of nitrogen per 1,000 square feet. The benefits of fall fertilizing include a healthier turf before winter, a healthier root system, and stimulating a turf that greens…

When to Fertilize

Trees and shrubs growing in their natural habitat survive very well without supplemental fertilization. Leaves, needles and fallen branches decompose on the ground and recycle nutrients. In the urban environment, landscapes are kept neat, and leaves and branches are removed. Soil is packed by human and vehicular traffic. Buildings often reflect heat, creating additional stress…