Soil pH is directly related to nutrient availability. For most plants, a pH of 7.0 - neutral - is ideal. Keep in mind, certain plants do require acidity.
In most cases, you will have products left over in the fall. Be sure to take that into account before you top up your supply for next season!
This calendar is intended only as a starting point! We encourage you to make adjustments and find the schedule that works for you and your landscape.
This is the amount of each product that needs to be applied over the course of the season. Divide your area size by 1000 and multiply by this number to determine how much product you will use
in one season.
If sodium amendment is necessary, a table will appear in this section. On this table you will find the required application rate.
It is up to you to decide how many applications you will make in a season. Be sure to track your applications as you make them to ensure that you reach your Annual Total by the end of the growing season.
Applications should be spread out over the entire growing season. Use the Month to Month calendar as a starting point to help you plan your applications.
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If your soil is highly acidic, a table will appear in this section. On this table you will find the required application rate.
Here you will find additional tips relating to your intended end use. In general, these tips are geared towards aesthetic improvements to your landscape.
# of Applications
The number of applications you
make in a season is up to you!
Find the "Rate/Application" column in Section A of Your Nutrition Program.
"Annual Total" = 24 lbs/1000ft2
"Rate/Application" = 3 - 6 lbs/1000ft2
The number of applications in
this case would be somewhere between 4 and 8.
Use this space to note things you might like to remember next season like "Core aerated front lawn on 05/18/21."
This number should match your Annual Total by the end of the season. You may need to adjust the frequency of your applications to finish in time for winter.
Avoid mixing up your sample areas! Print a separate sheet for each sample submitted and write the sample ID in this space.
Not every soil will require all 3 products. Cross out any that did not appear on your Shopping List.
Sections B - E
The remaining products (Detox, Compost, etc.) are not included as they do not always require repeat applications. Use this space to note those applications.