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Here's When You Should (& Shouldn't) Use A Nitrogen Lawn Fertilizer
Nitrogen is vital for the health of your lawn, aiding in the creation of amino acids, proteins, enzymes, and chlorophyll, essential for healthy grass and
effective photosynthesis.
Yet, there is a right and a wrong time to apply a nitrogen-based fertilizer to your lawn. The key is to match the fertilizer application to the active growing season of your grass.
For instance, cool-season grasses such as Kentucky bluegrass thrive during the colder months, making early spring and fall the optimal periods for fertilization.
Conversely, warm-season varieties like Bermudagrass flourish in hot climates, so late spring and summer are the best times to fertilize them.
Applying a nitrogen-based fertilizer outside the season can encourage your grass to grow in unsuitable weather conditions and inadvertently promote weed growth.
To prevent an unwelcome weed takeover of your lawn, it is recommended to fertilize it only twice a year and strictly during the active growing phase of your grass variety.