The Essential Nutrients Your Lawn Needs This Fall
As the weather starts to cool down, it’s important to remember to give your lawn the essential nutrients it needs to stay healthy all winter. Lawns need extra nitrogen, potassium, and phosphorous to keep them looking great. One of the best ways to add these back to the soil quickly is through liquid aeration and fertilization from Green’s Lawncare & Property Services. Here’s why these nutrients are a must-have for fall lawn health.
Nitrogen Keeps the Grass Green
Nitrogen is an essential element for plant growth. It is a key component of chlorophyll, the pigment that gives plants their green color. Nitrogen is also involved in producing proteins, enzymes, and other vital molecules. A healthy lawn requires a consistent supply of nitrogen to maintain its color and health. By maintaining a healthy supply of nitrogen, you can ensure a lush, green lawn that is the envy of the neighborhood.
Phosphorus Promotes Strong Roots
Phosphorus promotes strong root growth and helps your lawn resist disease. Furthermore, plants need phosphorus for several other processes, including photosynthesis, cell division, and energy storage. Without phosphorus, plants would be unable to produce the food they need to grow and thrive. Although it is a vital nutrient, phosphorus can be easily lost from the soil through leaching. As a result, it is important to regularly replenish the soil with phosphorus-rich fertilizer.
Potassium Helps with Stress Resistance
Potassium helps plants regulate water uptake, promotes strong root growth, and increases resistance to drought and disease. Conversely, a lack of potassium can result in stunted growth and yellowing. Fortunately, potassium deficiencies can be easily remedied with a little extra attention to fertilization. By regularly applying potassium-rich compost or fertilizer, lawns can thrive in the fall.
Fall Fertilization is Necessary
If you want to keep your lawn looking its best as fall progresses, then call Green’s Lawncare & Property Services. Our fertilization program is specifically designed for soils and grasses here in Central Indiana. We also offer regular aeration and clay soil programs that will put essential nutrients back into the ground. So, request your estimate today at (317) 748-3153.