Question by  jumpingcactus (25)

What are advantages of using sulfur in the yard?


Answer by  dcbuis85 (267)

There are many good reasons to add sulfur to a yard when landscaping. First, spraying a water and sulfur mixture over the lawn can kill fleas and other insects making your yard more safe for animals. Also, sulfur can be added to your soil if it is too alkaline to lower the PH.


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Sulfur has been used as an insecticide since ancient days. It will help control pests like fleas and ticks but will also kill spiders and other insects that your yard or garden needs. It comes in liquid and dust forms and can be used as a fumigant if needed.


Answer by  xtremetree (306)

By using sulfur in your yard an applied at the correct rate, your gras will grow thicker and much greener. If not applied at the correct rate you can kill off your entire lawn. Thicker grass growth will promote a better looking lawn simply by using sulfur as a fertilizer.


Answer by  Richard88 (391)

Powdered sulfur (elemental form) can be used as a fungicide and insecticide for some insects like ticks and mites. Dusting strawberries, grapes and other crops will inhibit fungus.


Answer by  BrendaG (6111)

Using sulfur in the yard area will help lower the ph of the soil. You can mix sulfur in directly with soil or scatter it and spray. Sulfur is recommended above gypsum as sulfur allows easier softening where the soil is concerned. Peat moss is another way to lower soil ph when added to soil.


Answer by  luvlexis83 (798)

You can mix it with water and spray to control fleas and ticks if you have pets. It can be used as a fungicide or to change the ph balance.


Answer by  praveen99 (78)

It helps to grass grow thicker leaves and it maintain green color of grass. Never over dose sulfur. Sulfur can be used as kill insects on the plants.


Answer by  Anonymous

When watered in it will keep the moles and gophers away


Answer by  withluck (1745)

Sulfur is helpful in protecting plants from diseases and can be used when you suspect plants will be prone to certain diseases. It aids in the maintaining of ph balance in the soil. Sulfur will lower the ph.


Answer by  Liz59 (10966)

Well sulfur is actually going to make your yard look fresh and clean. It also helps prevent the roots from coming out and it kills out many weeds as well.

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