Question by  cbswilsonsresortcom (53)

What is the best fertilizer for a new lawn?


Answer by  Gerson (28)

The best ingredient for best fertilizer would be something with Nitrogen, but also make sure its not a fertilizer with a fast release. Better is controlled or slow release.


Answer by  FedEx (61)

For a new lawn you will need a fertilizer that is high in phosphorus. A bag of fertilizer contains an NPK sequence. That represents the Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium content. A safe bet would be to use Miracle Grow all purpose fertilizer. This contains and a good amount of all three.


Answer by  alcolon (23)

A starter mix purchased at the local garden store, often containing high levels of nitrogen.These prepackaged mixes often specify for use in shady or sunny areas. Both should grow equally well, with no brand name preference.


Answer by  derko (20)

something natural is always best, cow manure probably works best considering the fact that its been used for centuries on end.


Answer by  sathu (157)

When we make a new lawn we must put good fertilizer to grow the grass.the good fertilizer is NPK which abbriviates nitrogen,Phosphorusa and potassium.this fertilizer must be purchased in good quality from any authorized manure shop.


Answer by  ladybud (1069)

High nitrogen fertilizer's with a npk like 18-5-8 it don't have to be exact npk.Miracle grow,Sta-green will feed new lawn's perfectly.Apply according to manufacturer recommendation's to avoid burning the grass.


Answer by  martshtml (300)

You can use any kind of fertilizer that is meant for the summer. The best and the easiest to use is any thing by Scotts, and also if you get it in a spray form. This is much easier then breaking your back with the granules and spreading them across your lawn.


Answer by  Rajesh (329)

On any bag of fertilizer you will find three numbers which refer to the percentage of nitrogen, phosphorus [P205], and potassium [K20] in the fertilizer. Nitrogen is what greens up your lawn. Potassium an important role in strengthening the plants and forming carbohydrates.


Answer by  rajascl (34)

The best fretilizer for a new lawn is cow dung. It is a natural fertilizer and it is commonly used for all lawns. Please avoid other chemical. Go eco friendly.


Answer by  bonemama (14)

I always thought that compost made the best fertlizers for a new lawn. Of course I could be wrong since I never googled the questions.


Answer by  mayo (31)

Scotts is one of the best but efficiency is what counts when fertilizing the lawn. BE carefull and spread the fertilizer evenly thourght your lawn and be careful to put many fertilizer in one spotas it may cause bruning of your grass destroying it be organized and use scotts and you will be fine.


Answer by  roshini (5)

Potash is a source of potassium and it plays an important role in strengthening the plants and forming carbohydrates. It hardly contributes to ground water pollution however if there are erosion issues it will move with the soil particles.

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