Lawn watering and fertilizing techniques

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A well-fed and watered lawn will develop a better root system, which makes the lawn less vulnerable to stressors. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – A lush, green lawn is a sight to behold. Many variables are involved in growing and maintaining grass, and water and fertilizer are among the most important components. Knowing how much water and fertilizer to apply and when to apply it can make a big difference in the appearance and health of a lawn. That’s because a well-fed and watered lawn will develop a better root system, which makes the lawn less vulnerable to stressors like drought, mowing, foot traffic and heat, according to the Scotts company. Fertilize There is no magic formula governing when to fertilize a lawn. The type of grass and how well-established a lawn is must be considered. Experts suggested having the soil tested to determine its pH levels and if any nutrients are lacking. A fertilizing schedu
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