Lawnbright Study

Lawnbright’s 2-Year Study Exposes Silent Fertilizer Thief

I’m not sure if you’re a subscriber to Lawnbright‘s newsletter (if not, go do it), but I am, and the most recent email I received was terrific. It was about soil pH and in it, Craig Elworthy, the founder of Lawnbright, shared some startling data about exactly how much your soil’s pH can limit the nutrient uptake and utilization of that expensive lawn fertilizer you’re using. We reached out to Craig to learn a little more about what their 2-year study of the lawn soil data in America revealed about pH.

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Chelated Iron for Lawns

Chelated Iron for Lawns (how it helps and when to use it)

Have you ever had a situation where no matter how hard you try you just cannot get your lawn to look as green as you like? Even worse, whenever you peek outside your window you see your neighbor has a lush green carpet of turf that’s the envy of the street. What can you do to get that same deep healthy look? Products like chelated iron for lawns are great for quickly making grass greener, and in my opinion something like this is a good place for you to start.

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Lawn Soil Test Kit

How to Use a Lawn Soil Test Kit to Improve Your Lawn

Fertilizing your lawn is an important ritual for every homeowner that takes pride in a lush, green, and healthy landscape. It gives your lawn the boost of nutrients to help it thicken up early in the season, suppress weeds, and stay green through the dog days of summer. However, there are a lot of differences in what fertilizers offer. They have different mixes in nutrients and chemicals that do different things for your yard. That’s why it’s so important to use a lawn soil test kit to know what your lawn needs and to ensure you’re amending soil with the right products (and not overdoing it and throwing money away).

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When to Apply Iron to Lawn

When to Apply Iron to Your Lawn for Best Results

Iron application can help make your lawn greener and healthier. If you’ve noticed that your lawn’s color is a lighter green or even bordering on yellow, it’s possible that your soil has an iron deficiency. Properly adding iron to your lawn requires careful application and timing. Knowing when to apply iron to lawn areas will get you the best results to keep a green lawn all summer. That said, applying Iron at the wrong time can do more harm than good.

Today I’ll explain what you need to know about the timing of Iron applications to your yard to get that rich, deep green color you want for your grass.

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Nitrogen vs Iron for Lawns

Nitrogen vs Iron for Lawns (what to use and when)

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This article was last updated on by Lawn Chick Owner Sarah Jameson
Article content reviewed for accuracy by Certified Horticulturist Nicole Forsyth

When springtime rolls around, everybody eagerly tries to green up their lawn. But not all products affect lawns the same way. Understanding how nitrogen fertilizer and iron amendments affect your lawn is essential for knowing what to use on your lawn, and when to use it. In today’s article I’ll compare Nitrogen vs Iron for lawns, and explain how each product works and help you determine what your lawn will benefit most from.

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What Does Lime Do for Grass

What Does Lime Do for Grass?

You’ve been diligently watering your lawn. Not too much, not too little, but just enough so that it should be looking healthy. You’ve also given it a good dose of fertilizer and are eagerly awaiting the day that it gets its luscious green body back. So why is your turf still looking yellow in places and taking ages to grow? Adding lime might help, but what does lime do for grass?

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Ironite for Lawns

Ironite for Lawns: Why it Helps and How to Use It

When it comes to lawn care, one criteria we instinctively look at to determine whether or not a lawn is healthy, is the color of the lawn. Generally, greener lawns look healthier than lawns lighter in color or grass which is yellowing. In a perfect world, all it would take for a lawn to be healthy is water and sunlight. Unfortunately, that is not always the case, and sometimes our lawns need extra nutrients and supplements for our grass to reach its full potential. In this article I’ll discuss Ironite for lawns – a popular Iron supplement that helps grass turn a deep, dark green.

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Can You Put Too Much Lime on Your Lawn

Can You Put Too Much Lime on Your Lawn?

Beautiful, healthy, green lawns are often achieved with the use of lime treatments. Lime can assist in the growth and health of your grass. There are numerous benefits to lime treatments for your lawn including balancing the ph level, adding micro nutrients to the soil, and encouraging thatch decomposition. With all the benefits of lime treatments, there is one question that is often asked. Can you put too much lime on your lawn?

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Milorganite vs Ironite

Milorganite vs Ironite: What are the Differences and Which One to Use

A deep green color is a telltale sign of a healthy lawn. And while there are many simple ways to achieve optimal lawn health, water and sunshine may not always be enough. Homeowners often opt for lawn products such as Miligranite or Ironite to achieve healthier, and greener looking lawns. While both products provide lawns with the iron they need to green up, they both work in different ways, have different formula compositions, and serve different purposes. Here, we will compare Milorganite vs Ironite to help you choose the right product for your yard.

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How to Tell if Your Lawn Needs Lime

How to Tell if Your Lawn Needs Lime

If you suspect your yard is not as healthy as it once was, chances are your lawn is lacking essential nutrients. Don’t expect an extra round of sprinklers or fertilizers to restore your lawn. In fact, the acidity of your soil may be the root of the problem. If a lawn becomes too acidic, it is difficult for soil to receive nutrients. This results in lawn discoloration and an abundance of pesky weeds and mosses. In this article I’ll explain how to tell if your lawn needs lime, and why you may want to apply lime to amend your turf.

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