An important part of a great lawn all season long. For more information on fertilizer, check out our Fertilizer 101 Video!
When is the best time .. and how often?
For the best results, use a good fertilizer like our GHG 16-16-16 (triple sixteen). It should be applied 3-4 times per year at the beginning of every season. Just before a rainfall is best.
We use this same fertilizer mix in our sod fields. It is a well balanced fertilizer with lots of root and plant cell strength builder. It is important to protect your lawn against heat, stress and traffic and triple sixteen can do just that.
Greenhorizons 16-16-16 Fertilizer
(Triple Sixteen) is a well balanced fertilizer with a lot of root and plant cell strength builder which helps to protect your lawn against heat, stress and traffic.
1st number is nitrogen; greens and promotes top growth
2nd number is phosphorous; keeps roots strong
3rd number is potash; builds cell strength to fight drought and traffic
16-16-16 is not a slow release fertilizer; it must be watered into the ground.
Quick Guide: 16-16-16 Fertilizer
The amount and type of fertilizer for any lawn depends on the fertility of the natural soil, the degree of growth you want, available irrigation or natural rainfall and the type of grass that you are growing. Having said that, buying the right fertilizer can be a very confusing, scientific process. That’s why we suggest GHG 16-16-16. Based on our climate and growing conditions, this provides an excellent well-balanced feeding for your lawn for any season.
The "Meat and Potatoes" for your lawn. This non slow release fertilizer is the most important ingredient to having a healthy looking lawn all season long. Apply it 3–4 times a year just before a rain in the beginning of every season.
Summer application needs to be done before it turns dry! Mid-to-late June.
Greenhorizons 10-25-10 Starter Fertilizer
This fertilizer is a starter fertilizer. The high middle number (phosphorous) promotes root growth.
Should be used under new sod or mixed with dirt approximately ½ inch at time of seeding.
The bag size is 2kg and will cover approximately 700 square ft.
Greenhorizons 8-32-16 Starter Fertilizer
This starter fertilizer is recommend to people who have a large area to seed or sod.
Should be used under new sod or mixed with dirt aproximently ½ inch at time of seeding.
The bag will cover 6,500 ft
2 and weighs 55 lbs.
Big Yellow Bag Professional 30-5-10
This fertilizer is made of three different slow release nitrogen sources. Fertilize three times a year. It releases gradually over 10-12 weeks. It creates more manageable mowing (less growth spikes causing lots of top growth). This fertilizer does not need to be watered in.
• Use if you are happy with the thickness of your lawn and want to keep it healthy
• Has almost double the Nitrogen
• Will not Burn
• Steady healthy growth pattern
• Only required 3 times per year
• Handy 9 kg bag easy to handle and (carry covers 3000 square feet)
• 6.5 lbs per 1000 square feet or 3 kilos per 1000 square feet