The Best Fertilizer for Natural Grass

While some natural grass lawns never need feeding, stressed and yellowing grass benefits from light applications of high-nitrogen fertilizer. Buy either a commercially prepared high-nitrogen blend, or mix nitrogen-rich blood meal, cottonseed meal or fish meal with smaller amounts of bone meal for phosphorous and wood ash or greensand for potassium.

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Melissa Jordan-Reilly has been a writer for 20 years, both as a newspaper reporter and as an editor of nonprofit newsletters. Among the publications in which she has published are, "The Winsted Journal," "Taconic" and "Compass Magazine." A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Jordan-Reilly also pursues sustainable agriculture techniques and tends a market garden at her Northwestern Connecticut home.