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2740 N Boeing St, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
372 ID-39, Blackfoot, ID 83221

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Why should I fertilize my lawn?
Fertilizer is important for lawns because it provides essential nutrients that are necessary for healthy growth and development. These nutrients include nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, among others.

Without adequate amounts of these nutrients, a lawn can become thin, weak, and prone to disease. Fertilizer helps to promote root development, which is essential for a healthy lawn. It also encourages the growth of new grass blades, resulting in a denser and more lush lawn.

Fertilizer can also help to improve the color and appearance of your lawn. It can correct nutrient deficiencies that may be causing your lawn to appear yellow or faded. Additionally, fertilizer can help to improve the soil quality by increasing the organic matter content and promoting microbial activity.

Regular fertilization is an important part of lawn care and can help to keep your lawn healthy, green, and thriving.

I’m not really interested in fertilizer, can’t I just do weed control?
Did you know fertilizing your lawn can actually help eliminate weeds? It’s a great form of natural weed control. Fertilizing your lawn can help eliminate weeds indirectly by promoting healthy grass growth. When your lawn is thick and healthy, it leaves little room for weeds to grow.

Fertilizer provides the essential nutrients that grass needs to grow strong and healthy. By promoting healthy grass growth, fertilizer can help your lawn to outcompete weeds for sunlight, water, and nutrients. Additionally, fertilized lawns often have deeper roots, which can help them to absorb water more efficiently and reduce the competition for resources.

However, it's important to note that fertilizing alone is not enough to eliminate weeds completely. Weeds can still grow even in healthy lawns, and additional measures may be needed to control them. For example, you may need to use herbicides or other weed control methods in addition to fertilization to keep weeds under control.

Overall, fertilizing your lawn is an important part of weed prevention, but it's only one component of a comprehensive lawn care program that includes proper mowing, watering, and weed control.

When Should I Fertilize my Lawn?
Lawns are living and growing organisms, and just like any other plant needs to receive nutrients on a regular basis. Spring and fall are especially important times to fertilize, but using a slow-release fertilizer in the summer can help your lawn maintain it’s green color through the summer heat.

It is important to apply the correct amount of fertilizer to your lawn in order to avoid over or under fertilizing. A licensed lawn technician can give you recommendations on the best timing and frequency to fertilize your lawn.

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  • Two store locations:
    2740 N Boeing St, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    372 ID-39, Blackfoot, ID 83221
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