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Boost Bahia or St. Augustine Grasses With a Fall Feeding

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Difficulty: Beginner
Duration: 2 hours

 

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For a lush lawn, boost warm-weather grasses, such as Bahia and St. Augustine, before cooler weather sets in. A bit of the right fertilizer now helps keep them looking good come spring.

How to Fertilize Bahia or St. Augustine Grasses in Fall:

  1. Choose a lawn fertilizer for warm-weather grasses that’s high in nitrogen (N) and has very little or no potassium (P), like 32-0-10. Look for a fertilizer with iron to help feed and strengthen Bahia or St. Augustine grasses, helping withstand heat and drought.
  2. Apply fertilizer with a broadcast spreader. Apply half of the fertilizer in horizontal rows and the other half in vertical rows.
  3. Run a sprinkler over the lawn for 30 minutes to encourage the fertilizer to soak in.

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