The best way to manage lawn nutrition is to supply the turf with adequate levels of all nutrients except nitrogen. The growth of the lawn is then managed with nitrogen. The N-P-K ratio of lawn clippings is approximately 8:1:5. So when a fertilizer is applied, the ratio of the fertilizer should approximately be that. Where possible, fertilizer should be applied after spiking so that it can penetrate the lawn soil. Remember that growing grass is not about getting maximum growth but rather providing a lawn surface that is acceptable to the users.

Lawn 8:1:5 (25)

The NPK ratio of lawn clippings is approximately 8:1:5. So when a fetilizer is added it should be added in this ratio. Culterra Lawn 8:1:5 (25) is manufactured ideally for this purpose.


5, 10, 20

Ammonium Sulphate (21)

A fertilizer that can be used on lawns growing in alkaline soils. This fertilizer will lower the pH level of the soil and make for more favourable growing conditions.


5, 10, 20, 50

Lawn Booster 715 (19) + T.E.

An organic fertilizer with natural micro-nutrients. Produces a beautiful green lawn with almost instantaneous results. Micro nutrients have been added.


5, 10, 50

Lan (28)

Some people prefer to apply Limestone Ammonium Nitrate to their lawns. This fertilizer is a source of nitrogen, calcium and magnesium and produces wonderful green lawn.


2, 5, 10, 20, 50

Lawn dressing

A finely sifted organic compost with added fertilizer to boost lawn growth used at the beginning of the growing season. Added topsoil helps with lawn filling. Improves soil physical properties such as water holding capacity and air-filled porosity.



Nitroturf 38%

A slow-release nitrogen source that last for up to 5 months. Ideal for boosting nitrogen levels in your lawn soils

Chips, Granular, Powder & Coarse. Chlorine free


25, 40

Vita Flora 3.2.1 (28) SRN Lawn fertilizer lasting for 3 months.

Some gardeners prefer to make use of a 3:2:1 fertilizer to fertilize their lawns. This product has the nitrogen component in slow-release form and therefore nitrogen is available for up to 5 months.


2, 5, 10, 20

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