Could I Use Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed Plant Food on Grass?

A yard requires a bit tending to keep it lush and green. Supplying the grass with nutrients by fertilizing it will help to keep the lawn healthy and vigorous. You can kill two birds with one stone by fertilizing your lawn with Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed fertilizer when you water it.

Grass Fertilizer Needs

Grass needs varied nutrients, based on factors like the kind of turf grass, the era of a yard and the sort of soil. Without a soil test to determine the specific requirements your bud needs, the University of Florida IFAS Extension recommends having a fertilizer with a grade of 3-1-2 or 4-1-2. The 3-1-2 grade translates into a ratio of 12-4-8, which is the formula of Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed. These numbers signify nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, which are main nutrients. Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed also supplies manganese and zinc — two micronutrients that keep grass healthy and green.

When to Fertilize

Warm-season grasses, such as bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) in U.S. Department of Agriculture zones 7 through 10 and zoysiagrass (Zoysia spp.) At USDA zones 5 through 10, require fertilizing only as soon as they begin to green up in the spring. Cool-season grasses, such as tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) in USDA zones 4 through 7 and perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) in USDA zones 3 through 6 do not have to be fertilized during the warmer months. Begin fertilizing in the autumn, particularly in September.

The Way To Use

To provide 1 pound of nitrogen for each 1,000 square feet of grass, which is the recommended rate of nitrogen for a lawn, you must do some math to compute this rate if you use a granulated fluid. But if you utilize Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed, the calculations are already done for you. Every single LiquaFeed feeder bottle fertilizes 400 square feet of yard and can be implemented in 15 minutes. The suggested reapplication speed is every seven to 14 days.

How to Apply LiquaFeed

The Miracle-Gro LiquaFeed feeder attaches to the end of a garden hose and also holds the LiquaFeed refill bottle. After removing the cap to the LiquaFeed filter bottle, attach it to the LiquaFeed feeder by twisting it set up. Turn on the water and spray on the yard to fertilize it — the fertilizer will mix in the perfect proportion with the water. In case you have a small patch of yard to fertilize, you may apply it into your yard with a watering can. Utilizing the supplied dosing spoon, squeeze the refill bottle to fill the spoon. The dimension to the line is for mixing in 2 gallons of water, and the lower-line measurement unites in 1 gallon of water. Each gallon fertilizes a 10-square-foot location.

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