Lee County Extension
Florida Yards and Neighborhoods
Fertilize Appropriately


Fertilize Appropriately

Handbook Page #
If the yard is maintained in a natural state:
4 Minimal to no supplemental fertilization is used in the landscape. 54
If the yard has grass and/or plant beds that are maintained with supplemental fertilizer:
2 Fertilizers with at least 30% of N in slow-release form are used 49
1 If a lawn is present, iron is used instead of nitrogen to “green-up” the lawn in the summer rainy season. 53

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