Fall Fertilizer Timing

Asked October 6, 2018, 10:34 AM EDT

Was wondering what the best time of the month would be to drop my fall fertilizer? I live in West Michigan. Thank you

Kent County Michigan lawn fertilizer

1 Response

For zone 5 most sources agree that an early September (Labor day) is a good time to fertilize. An additional fertilization in the late October/early November fertilization is recommended for higher maintenance lawns. Check out the following links for additional information.

https://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/HO/HO-236-W.pdf

https://extension2.missouri.edu/g6705

I hope this helps,