Lawn Fertilizer

How To : Choose the Right Fertilizer for Your Lawn

To keep your lawn healthy, you'll want to fertilize it twice a year: once in fall and once in spring. But what type of fertilizer should you use? The answer, of course, has to do with the type of lawn you have and the sort of results you want to see. For more information on ch ...more

How To : Fertilize your lawn

In this video, we learn how to fertilize your lawn. First, you need to pick out what kind of fertilizer you need. You need to know how to read the numbers that are on the bag, so you can choose the right kind for you. After this, go to the store and look at the different ferti ...more

How To : Fertilize your fall lawn

John White from Southwest Yard and Garden teaches viewers how to fertilize and care for their fall lawn. Fertilization is recommended at 1 pound per month. As you reach September and October, reduce your nitrogen to 1/4 a pound and as October comes around reduce this even furt ...more

How To : Fertilize bermuda grass lawns

Watch Southwest Lawn and Garden's John white and Dr. Bernd Leinauer Discuss the importance of Bermuda grass lawn fertilization and the correct techniques involved. You'll learn how to interpret the meaning behind the fertilizer label, and why a complete fertilizer, including n ...more

How To : Create a New Lawn From Turf or Seed

Preparation When creating a new lawn it is essential that the soil is prepared properly to ensure a satisfactory outcome when laying turf or sowing lawn seed. Whether you decide to lay turf or seed, the preparation is the same. This video shows how to prepare the soil ready f ...more

How To : Care for a lawn in drought conditions

Regardless of where you are, there will probably be a period when your lawn will turn brown and possibly go dormant when there is a drought. Contrary to popular belief, it is okay to use fertilizer on your lawn when there is a drought. Using a higher setting on your lawnmower ...more

How To : Remove crabgrass

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove crabgrass. Steps: 1 Adjust cutting depth of lawnmower to lowest setting and mow lawn; use bag to collect and discard all clippings. 2 Scrape the soil of all vegetation using a straight-edge shovel. 3 Use power rake t ...more

How To : Care for the lawn in the fall

Fall is a great time to fertilize your lawn, especially cool season grasses like Bluegrass and Tall Fescue. By fertilizing in the fall you're building up the root system but because it's cool the top won't grow as well so you won't need to mow as much. Before spreading your fe ...more

How To : Plant grass seed

Turn a patch of dirt into a gorgeous green lawn by planting the seeds correctly. Learn how to plant grass seed with this how to video. You Will Need * The right grass for your climate * Quality seed * A spade or garden hoe * Starter fertilizer * A hand, lawn, or mechanical se ...more

How To : Get a green lawn

Make everyone in your neighborhood green with envy over your lush lawn with these landscaping secrets. Learn how to get your lawn green with this Howcast landscaping guide. You Will Need * A soil test * Fertilizer * Water * Sharp lawn mower blades Step 1: Test your soil Test ...more

How To : Lay sod for a perfect lawn

The quickest way to get a gorgeous lawn is to lay sod, uniform patches of grass-covered soil held together by matted roots. It will go more smoothly if you know a few landscaping tricks. Learn how to lay sod for a perfect lawn with this how to video. You Will Need * A soil te ...more

How To : Grow a grass lawn in summer weather

Gardener P. Allen Smith give us some tips on how to care for our lawns during the hot summer months. You need to choose the correct type of grass seed and soil to suit your area and local weather conditions. In the summer, let your grass grow a little longer so that the blades ...more

How To : Use lawn care garden sprayers

Lawn and garden sprayers are great lawn maintenance tools, get expert tips and advice on pesticides, fungicides, and fertilizers in this free video. Part 1 of 8 - How to Use lawn care garden sprayers. Use lawn care garden sprayers - Part 2 of 8. Click through to watch this vid ...more

How To : Feed Your Soil and Read a Fertilizer Label

Don't be intimidated about plant nutrition and how to read those mysterious numbers on fertilizer labels! Watch this funny and memorable video that breaks down the basics of fertilizing and shows you how to feed your plants. Video: . Ready to feed you hungry plants now? Garden ...more

How To : Tips & Tactics to Create Your Own Compost Pile

While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more

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