Consider slow-release organic fertilizer for a healthier lawn

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Have you ever noticed how many fertilizer choices there are?  

Not only can the selection be large at a single garden center, each store carries different products. Continue reading to discover the differences between the two main types of fertilizers, synthetic and organic, so that when October arrives you will be ready to fertilize.  

Synthetic/inorganic fertilizers are most abundantly available in stores, which will hopefully change. These fertilizers are made of salts that will dissolve in water, making the nutrients immediately available for the plants to absorb. The salts in synthetic fertilizer, when applied at a rate of more than 2 pounds per 1,000 square feet, will kill the soil microbes.

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