Best Mowing Practices

Fertilizing After You Mow The Lawn

Quick Pro tip

  • You should fertilize after you mow your lawn.
  • If granular fertilizer, you should water in the fertilizer so it can get to the roots, or apply right before a rain.
  • If you can, mulch the clippings and leave them on the lawn, those are packed with nutrients for the soil! (just not clumpy)
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Fertilizing after you mow is important because you want the product typically to be able to reach the soil line.  If you fertilize on top of the tall grass the product can be wasted and in some cases even burn the grass leaves.

Some other things to note would be that you should never cut more than 1/3 of the blade of grass off when mowing, and be sure to always water your lawn if it’s been a while without rain!

Cheers!

Lawn Serv Team

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