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To grow a lush lawn, your soil needs to have essential nutrients. Fertilizers temporarily add nutrients to the soil. Fertilizers denote their nutrient ratios as NPK. This denotation represents the percentage of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K) in the product. This is how the nutrients help grass:

In general, grass species are divided into two categories: warm season and cool season. The seasons do not refer to the time of year, but the climate and average soil temperature range.

Fertilizers can also contain secondary elements and micronutrients needed for healthy growth such as sulfur, calcium, magnesium, boron, iron, molybdenum, zinc, copper, chloride, nickel, and manganese.

Nutrients

Some weed-and-feed options out there feature slow-release formulas so you don’t have to fertilize as often. However, to achieve good results plan on treating your lawn at least once every 8 weeks from the start of spring.

Warm-season turfgrasses grow best with average soil temperatures between 80 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Warm-season grasses thrive in warmer climates found in the Southeastern and Southwestern United States and include Bahia grass, Bermuda grass, carpet grass, Saint Augustine grass, and zoysia grass (Japanese lawn grass).

There are at least 11 states that ban phosphorus fertilizer use or sale. Luckily, many lawn weed and feed products available have adapted to this and have removed phosphorus from the product. Don’t worry—the weed and feed will still green up and thicken the grass without the additional phosphorus.

Excessive fertilizing can result in lawn burn, which is when the nitrogen and salt levels in the soil are too high and cause yellow to brown strips or patches of dead grass. A lawn, as with any type of plant, only needs fertilizing if the soil lacks the vital nutrients to help it grow. In situations like these, fertilizing your soil is essential.

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Excellent Choice for my Yard. See photos Below!

I bought it to get rid of the weeds before overseeding. It didn't kill all the weeds and I have to care of the rest with vinegar, dish washer combo. I was happy with the result because there was no burned grass until see the label say wait a month before seeding. It was quite disappointing to wait a whole month. So read the label before buying it.

Weed n Feed

I've never write Walmart reviews but This stuff worked perfectly for my yard and saved me from redoing the entire thing. I could not be happier. I had to remove a few by hand with a weed puller but most of them dissolved into nothing. I used a hand crank feeder (not Scott's brand just a random one) to apply to the hard. I followed directions to the letter and again it worked so well.

I have been using Scott's Turf Builder Weed and Feed for years because it always creates a weed free beautiful lawn. I use 8 10,000 sq ft bags since I have a large lawn but the cost and effort to apply are worth the results.

By the end of 3rd week after the application, weeds start to come back with new more powerful. I don't know the type of the weed but this one regrow even more. Welcome back to square one. waste of money