Old 09-07-2012, 10:09 AM
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The importance of fall fertilization

Here's a good article on fall fertilization for cool season turf.
Barry Draycott

The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself.
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:25 PM
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There's some good advice in this article...

]"... As noted above, now is an opportune time consider nutritional input for such areas. A fertilizer that contains a minimum of 50% slow release nitrogen is strongly suggested for low maintenance sites at this time of year to avoid an undesirable jump in growth rate. Natural organic fertilizer sources are also well suited to such areas. Bear in mind that many organic fertilizer materials require warm soils for microbial decomposition and subsequent nutrient release. Learn the characteristics of the product that you intend to apply and monitor soil temperatures to ensure that expected performance is in line with your management goals. ..."
Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
,,, I wonder what does...
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