Lawn Care Guide

Lawn Care Programs vary according to location.

Contact your VPG Regional Sales Manager for details.


Step 1 ferti•lome® St. Augustine Weed & Feed should be applied early in the spring when the grass begins to turn green & the weeds are actively growing. This product prevents listed weeds from coming up while also killing many existing weeds. For more thorough weed control spray with ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.

 

Step 2 ferti•lome® Weed-Out Plus Lawn Fertilizer should be applied April-May. Wet the lawn before applying, wait 24 hours then water thoroughly. This product will control most common broadleaf weeds while providing a balanced lawn food. For more thorough weed control spray ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.

 

Step 3 ferti•lome® Lawn Food Plus Iron apply in June. This product will noticeably increase green Chlorophyll Pigment in a lawn almost “overnight” & keep it “green” long term. This lawn food contains Chelated Iron which is rapidly available to the turf. For best results apply monthly in the summer, weather permitting.

 

Step 4 ferti•lome® Winterizer for Established Lawns apply in the fall to both lawns & shrubs. It enables turf, trees & shrubs to withstand the rigors of winter better and easier. Its effects are similar to putting on an overcoat in the winter. Applying extra potash enables warm season grasses to over winter better and be healthier in the spring. For additional weed control apply ferti•lome® Winterizer & Weed Preventer II for Southern Grasses w/ Dimension.

 

Step 5 Hi-Yield® Turf & Ornamental Weed & Grass Stopper containing Dimension may be applied in winter & again in spring for the prevention of many common lawn weeds. It will also stop crabgrass from germinating & destroys the weed during the first five weeks of its growth.


Step 1 ferti•lome® Weed & Feed with Dimension should be applied early in the season before weeds are present. This product prevents listed weeds from germinating while providing quick green-up. For more thorough weed control spray with ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.


Step 2 ferti•lome® Centipede Weed & Feed should be applied April-May. Wet the lawn before applying, wait 24 hours then water thoroughly. This product will control most common broadleaf weeds while providing a balanced lawn food. For more thorough weed control spray ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.


Step 3 ferti•lome® Centipede Lawn Fertilizer apply in June. This product will noticeably green-up a lawn almost “overnight” and keep it “green” long term. Contains extra iron plus a special slow release form of Nitrogen especially formulated for Centipede Lawns. Water thoroughly after applying.

 

Step 4 ferti•lome® Winterizer for Established Lawns apply in the fall to both lawns & shrubs. It better enables turf, trees and shrubs to withstand the rigors of winter. Its effects are similar to putting on an overcoat in the winter. Applying extra potash enables warm season grasses to over winter better and be healthier in the spring.


Step 5 Hi-Yield® Turf & Ornamental Weed & Grass Stopper containing Dimension may be applied in winter & again in spring for the prevention of many common lawn weeds. It will also stop Crabgrass from germinating & destroys the weed during the first five weeks of its growth.




Step 1 ferti•lome® Weed & Feed with Dimension should be applied in February before the grass has greened up and the weed seeds have begun to germinate. This product prevents listed weeds (both broadleaf and grassy type) from sprouting. It also provides a balanced lawn fertilization. For weed control spray with ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.

 

Step 2 ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone Plus Lawn Fertilizer should be applied early spring through May. Wet the lawn before applying, wait 24 hours then water thoroughly. This product will control most common broadleaf weeds while providing a balanced lawn food. For more thorough weed control spray ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone 10-14 days later.

 

Step 3 ferti•lome® Lawn Food Plus Iron, apply in June. This product will noticeably green-up a lawn almost “overnight” & keep it “green” long term. This lawn food contains Chelated iron which is rapidly available to the turf. For best results apply monthly in the summer, weather permitting.

 

Step 4 ferti•lome® Winterizer for Established Lawns. Apply in the fall to both lawns & shrubs. It better enables turf, trees & shrubs to withstand the rigors of winter. Its effects are similar to putting on an overcoat in the winter. Applying extra potash enables Warm Season grasses to over winter better and be healthier in the spring. For additional weed control apply ferti•lome® Winterizer & Weed Preventer II For Southern Grasses w/ Dimension.

 

Step 5 Hi-Yield® Turf & Ornamental Weed & Grass Stopper Containing Dimension may be applied in winter and again in spring for the prevention of many common lawn weeds. It will also stop Crabgrass from germinating & destroys the weed during the first five weeks of its growth.





Step 1 September - Seed or Over-seed with a premium variety of Fescue Seed. Apply Natural Guard® Soil Activator to enhance the viability of the emerging Fescue Seed. Natural Guard® Soil Activator will promote up to 30% more root development in emerging grasses, while also enhancing later fertilizer applications.

 

Step 2 October - After mowing apply ferti•lome® New Lawn Starter Ferilizer. fertilome® New Lawn Starter Fertilizer will stimulate growth in newly established fescue lawns, contains Trace Elements. Water thoroughly after application. After 60 days (or new seed is established) an application of Hi-Yield® Turf & Ornamental Weed & Grass Stopper Containing Dimension will help prevent weeds.

 

Step 3 March - Apply ferti•lome® Weed Out Plus Lawn Fertilizer, a premium higher Nitrogen lawn food, to control many broadleaf weeds & green-up the lawn. For more thorough weed control follow up with ferti•lome® Weed Free Zone in 10-14 days. If weeds are not a problem use ferti•lome® Classic Lawn Food with Slow Release Nitrogen.

 

Step 4 May - Apply ferti•lome® Weed & Feed with Dimension to keep your lawn looking its best while preventing Crabgrass along with many other weeds throughout the summer. If you are planning to over seed in August, apply ferti•lome® Crabgrass Preventer Plus Lawn Food containing Team instead.

 

Step 5 June - Applying Natural Guard® Soil Activator will help to increase microbial soil activity resulting in better efficacy of fertilizers and herbicides. Apply ferti•lome® Lawn Food Plus Iron. Its special Chelated formulation will help to promote deep greening for the summer. Be sure to water thoroughly after applying.

 

Step 6 August/September - Seed or over-seed with a premium Fescue Seed if needed. Apply ferti•lome® New Lawn Starter Fertilizer with its special formulation to ensure your grass seed has the essential nutrients for developmental growth in these early stages. Be sure to water thoroughly after applying.