Avoid The Burn

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Any fertilizer may burn the turf if applied improperly. Fast release nitrogen is more likely to burn than slow release forms. – Ohio State University

50 Shades of Green

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The winter color of turf fertilized only during the spring and summer is decidedly inferior to that of grass which receives fertilizer during the previous fall. – Ohio State University

Fore!

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An average grass putting green contains 72 million individual root shoots. – stma.org

Turf Power

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80 million people in the U.S. play sports on a turf surface and over 42,000 people in Ohio alone are employed by turf companies. – stma.org

Time It Right

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Fertilizations should be made at eight to ten week intervals throughout the growing season. – Ohio State University

Keep The Clippings

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When grass clippings are removed from a lawn, a third more nitrogen fertilizer is necessary to maintain the same color and density as areas where clippings were returned. – Ohio State University

Get Green

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As increasing levels of atmospheric CO2 perpetuate the greenhouse effect (global warming), healthy grass serves as an important source of carbon storage. – stma.org