Caring for Your Lawn Part 2 of 5 - Fertilizing and Amending

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Lawn Part 2: Fertilize and Amend Soil - by Lowe's

Tools and Products:  

  • soil test kit
  • lawn starter general fertilizer - do NOT use weed and feed when seeding
  • soil amendment if needed - lime if soil is acidic or gypsum if soil has high clay
  • spreader
  • bow rake
  • protective eye-wear
  • work gloves.

  • Apply the lawn starter fertilizer according to package directions
  • Adjust spreader drop rate as indicated
  • Clean up any fertilizer that winds up on driveways, patios and sidewalks
  • Add soil amendment, if needed and work it into soil
  • Clean tools and shoes

Time to seed the lawn - find out how in the Part 3

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