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First Frost

Should I stop caring for my lawn after the first frost of the year? And then resume mowing when spring comes in?
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    Re: First Frost 2015/11/12 13:18:06 (permalink)
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    That's what I do 😉
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    Re: First Frost 2015/12/30 05:23:57 (permalink)
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    KimberlyM
    Should I stop caring for my lawn after the first frost of the year? And then resume mowing when spring comes in?


    Start feeding cool-season lawns in late August or September (6 weeks before your average first frost) with a N-P-K ratio of 3:1:2 or 4:1:2. The nitrogen will stimulate green shoots and thick growth. Most lawns benefit from about one pound of nitrogen per 1000 square feet. Check the instructions on the fertilizer bag for correct application.
    Apply winterizing fertilizers, which are higher in potassium to promote winter hardiness, around the time of your last mowing of the season (October to November). 
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    Re: First Frost 2017/12/04 17:09:26 (permalink)
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    Your zone would be helpful.
    I always recommend to cut the grass as low as possible for the final cutting.This will insure you do not get snow mold in the spring. If you really need any good tips call or listen to Allan Sommers on WCBM. 410-922-6680 on Saturday mornings @8am. If you are in any state in the USA ise 1-800-9226680. You can listen Live on the Internet!
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