Lawn Care In Autumn: Tips On Grass Care In Fall

By Jackie Carroll Lawn care doesn’t stop when the grass stops growing. Read on to find out how to take care of grass in fall. Lawn Care During Fall When temperatures cool and the blades of grass stop growing, the roots of the turfgrass continue to grow. That’s why grass care in fall includes watering and fertilization to provide the nutrients and moisture the lawn needs to develop strong roots and build a reserve of energy. You can use a hand-held spreader to fertilize a small lawn, but you’ll have better control and apply the fertilizer more evenly if you use a walk-behind spreader. Read the fertilizer package instructions and follow them carefully. Make sure you set your equipment to deliver the correct amount. This is one of those cases where more is definitely not better. Fall is also the best time to apply a broadleaf lawn or moss herbicide

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