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Soil Test & Fertilization: The Science Behind Lawn Growth

Soil Test & Fertilization: The Science Behind Lawn Growth

Lawn Fertilization and Soil Testing in Noblesville, Carmel, and Westfield, IN

What do you think of when you imagine the perfect lawn? Do you picture the lush, green color of well-kept grass with no trace of weeds? Do you dream of family and friends enjoying a wonderful summer afternoon in your lovely yard? Do you see scientists with beakers investigating lawn fertilization in a research lab? Wait—what? Beakers and test tubes?

A great lawn has a lot more to do with science than you might think. If you want a picture-perfect lawn, you’ll need a lawn care company that understands the chemistry of pH soil testing and fertilizer treatments. In central Indiana, that company is Spider Lawn & Landscape, serving Noblesville, Carmel, Westfield and surrounding areas.

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Testing Your Soil to Find Out What It Needs

We don’t play guessing games when it comes to lawn fertilization. Before we develop a plan for your lawn and start fertilizer treatments, we’ll need to learn a lot more about what’s beneath your grass.

Spring is a popular time for soil testing, though we don’t need to test every spring. Unless there’s a noticeable problem, we’ll plan to test every two to three years.

Our thorough examination of your yard’s soil will include checking:

pH – Is your soil alkaline (above 7), acidic (below 7), or somewhere in between? Neutral, or a score...

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