vermicompost

Asked June 11, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

can vermicompost be harmful to a lawn if applied once a week? the mix is compost, molasses, rock dust, humic acid, kelp and fish emulsion. thank you

Philadelphia County Pennsylvania

1 Response

Here is a link to Lawn Management through the Seasons:

http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/centers/turf/extension/factsheets/seasons

We do not recommend fertilizing turf during the summer. Cool season grasses are stressed by the summer heat and go dormant. Our schedule shows the best times to fertilize are in May, September and November.