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5 Reasons to Feed Your Turf This Winter

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5 Reasons to Feed Your Turf This Winter

5 Reasons to Feed Your Turf This Winter This blog explores why do we need to feed turf in the winter, with what, when especially when budgets are tight and treasurers may be looking to make savings. I am not an expert or qualified to go into this too deeply, but here is what l do know or have researched for the good of the blog. Apparently, the plant requires 13 nutrients to flourish, these are made up of macro elements, such as N, P, K, Mg, Ca and Su and micro elements which the grass plant requires less of,...

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What You Need to Know about Grass Seed

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What You Need to Know about Grass Seed

What you need to know about grass seed is based purely on most asked questions l receive and l hope this blog answers a few of your own Grass Seed Questions. Do bags of grass seed contain Poa annua or other weed seeds and if so, what percentage? How much chaff should a groundskeeper reasonably expect in a bag of grass seed? Grass seed must be certified to a minimal standard to be legally sold in the UK.  For Perennial Rye, the legal minimum standard for purity is 96%. This means that a bag should contain a minimum of 96% viable seed...

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