Blog posts tagged with "fertilizer"

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JOE KNOWS! Nitrogen Stabilizers 

By Joe Marchinchin   |  May 3, 2018

Turf's Defense Against Environmental Nitrogen Loss: When it comes to nutrition, most plants (including turf grass) require more nitrogen than any other element to maintain a healthy growth rate and vibrant appearance. Unfortunately, nature is quite effective at hindering both natural and synthetic nitrogen-based fertilizers from reaching their intended target. Discover how stabilized nitrogen technology can be turf's defense against environmental nitrogen loss...

Turf[TECH]Report - Controlled/Slow Release Fertilizers  [Part 2]

April 17, 2018

This segment of Turf[TECH]Report, is second of a two-part series. Part 1 focused on how controlled/slow release fertilizers work, and how to compare the various technologies. This series, Part 2 takes the time to teach you how to read and understand controlled/slow release label language and review the different kinds of products on the market. This article will supply you with all the important information you need to determine which slow/controlled release fertilizer is best for you. Click to learn more...

Nitrogen's Role in Lawn Health

April 5, 2018

The Necessity of Nitrogen in Sustaining Your Lawn Care Program! All plants require a certain balance of elements for proper growth and appearance. Among these balanced elements are the primary macronutrients, Nitrogen (N),  Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K), which are needed in the greatest quantities. Discover why nitrogen is such an important component of a lawn care maintenance program...

Phosphorus' Role in Lawn Health

March 8, 2018

Healthy lawns depend on a well-balanced fertilizer program that provides the essential elements it needs like: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P) and Potassium (K). A healthy lawn is necessary to successfully ward off weeds, insects and disease. Although most fertilizers contain a variety of elements, in this article we are going to focus on just phosphorus (P)! Discover why phosphorus’ role in turf and soil is important to the overall health of a lawn...

Understanding Lawn Care Product Labels: How UNDERSTANDING a Label can Help you CHOOSE the CORRECT Product for your Needs!

January 23, 2018

TurfCare™ Supply manufacturers a variety of high quality fertilizers, control and soil amendment products for different turf care needs. To get the best results, it is important to choose the one that’s right for the task at hand. The first step to choosing the correct product is understanding how to read the label. Click to learn more...

Liquid vs. Granular Fertilizer

November 20, 2017

Learn the PROs & CONs to Find Which Method is BETTER for Your LAWN CARE NEEDS! If you have ever fertilized a lawn, you have probably been faced with the dilemma of whether or not to use a liquid or a granular application. It is helpful to review their differences prior to making the choice of application to decide which will work best for you. Click to learn more...

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JOE KNOWS! FALL into These Lawn Care Habits

By Joe Marchinchin   |  October 13, 2017

6 Easy Steps to Winterize Your Lawn for a Spectacular Spring: To ensure that your turf grass can survive the winter months, there are many steps you can take to “winterize” your lawn so that it has all the growing conditions and nutrients needed to make it through even the harshest conditions. Completing these 6 simple steps in autumn will strengthen your turf grass and give you the kind of lawn you’ve always dreamed about come spring! Discover more...

Tackling Weeds in The Fall

October 13, 2017

Win the Fight Against Late Season Invaders! Did you know that one of the best times to promote a healthy lawn and treat for weeds is the fall? Learn more...

NEW PRODUCT ALERT! Fertilizer powered by AMP-XC™ with Humic!

September 7, 2017

New Professional Turf Fertilizer powered by AMP-C™ with Humic is sure to INCREASE Nutrient Availability and IMPROVE Plant Performance to Get MORE Out Of Your Fertility Management Programs. Click to learn more about the benefits...

Potassium's Role In Lawn Health

September 1, 2017

The Necessity of Potassium in Your Lawn Care Program: Maintaining a lawn with a well-balanced fertilizer program is key to promoting strong, healthy lawn that can withstand weed and insect infestations as well as suppress diseases. Discover why potassium’s role in turf and soil is important to the overall health of a lawn...

Landscape Maintenance 101

August 1, 2017

5 Ways To Cultivate Healthy, Beautiful Plants and Ornamentals: Landscaping adds to a home's value, curb appeal and over all aesthetics but beyond installation, plants, ornamentals, trees, and shrubs must be properly maintained to keep up their beautiful appearance. Once you make the investment to install, these landscape additions can be long lasting enjoyments to a home if properly cared for. Follow these 5 tips to manage and maintain your plants and landscapes for years to come...

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Fertilization + Irrigation

June 2, 2017

How Both Must Work in Harmony to Ensure a Beautiful Lawn... It’s no secret that irrigation and fertilization need to be paired together in order to maintain a healthy, beautiful lawn. It’s important to understand that these two programs need to work in harmony in order to optimize plant nutrient uptake and help sustain a healthy environment. So before you just go off and water a lawn this season, review these 7 steps to ensure you’re irrigating your turf grass to the fullest...

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Regional Lawn Care Programs

May 31, 2017

Looking for advice or simply just in need of an update for a TurfCare™ Lawn Care Program? Check out our professionally recommended Regional Lawn Care Programs.

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Fall Lawn Care Check List

October 5, 2016

Follow this easy to use fall lawn care check list to make sure your lawn is properly prepared for winter.

Why Winterize Your Lawn

October 4, 2016

The Importance of a Fall Fertilizer Application: Remember all the time you spent on your lawn this spring and summer; weeding, feeding, treating, watering and mowing? Now that fall is here don’t let all that hard work go to waste. There is one more step to ensure your lawn is protected throughout the winter...

Are you Applying the Right Type of Fertilizer to Your Lawn?

September 1, 2016

Are you aware that there are two types of nitrogen options available in fertilizers, quick- and slow-release nitrogen? Fertilizers are used to deliver important nutrition, like nitrogen, to promote the optimal appearance and health of your lawn. Knowing the difference between these two fertilizers will help you achieve the desired lawn you want. Click to learn the difference between quick- and slow-release fertilizers to help you with your lawn care needs...

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Does Fertilizer Go Bad?

August 1, 2016

Did you ever wonder "Does fertilizer go bad?". The general answer is no, fertilizer does not go bad if it is properly stored. Discover tips to properly manage your left over fertilizer at the end of a season.

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