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Old 05-15-2018, 02:41 PM   #1
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How to add potassium to lawn


I did my first soil test ever and found that my soil is depleted of potassium. From what I've read it seems that I should have been using Scotts Winterizer fertilizer in the fall which has ample amounts of potassium. I don't think I've ever done that.

Now that it's spring I'm having trouble finding potassium fertilizers. Anyone have any idea what to get and how to apply it? Thanks
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Potassium is the third number on fertilizer; you could look for a fertilizer that's higher in the 3rd #. Look up organic sources of potassium, too.

I think another name is potash.
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Never mind. Found some on Amazon and will be ordering soon. Looks like it is applied just like regular fertilizer.
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Would you do me a favor? If it's not too much trouble or expense, buy one of the cheap soil tests in the hardware store & see how it compares to the more expensive one you sent away? Thanks. It would be nice to know how they compare.

Did they test for fungus?
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Would you do me a favor? If it's not too much trouble or expense, buy one of the cheap soil tests in the hardware store & see how it compares to the more expensive one you sent away? Thanks. It would be nice to know how they compare.

Did they test for fungus?
They did not do a test for fungus but offered it as well as many other tests for a slightly higher fee. I paid $40 for two regular tests, one for the back yard and one for the front. It might be interesting to get one of the hardware store tests and compare. I also think I may have had a problem with grubs, based on the patchy areas of dead sod that I laid last May. Going to put some GrubEx down in a couple days.
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