As the name suggests this fertiliser can be applied in the Autumn and Winter. It is high in the macro-nutrients Phosphorus and Potassium which aid disease resistance and cold hardiness as well as improving drought tolerance.
3:12:12 Nitrogen, Phosphorus and PotassiumAvailable as 20-kg bag (£25.30 retail).
This is a popular fertiliser to give your lawn a spring boost.
Its constituent parts are Ammonium Sulphate, Iron Sulphate and sand. This will help to kill existing moss on a lawn as well as many different type of weed while helping your grass to remain green.
4:0:0 + 1% Fe Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium
NB it will not cure a moss problem, for this you require alternative stronger treatments.Available as 20-kg bag (£14.35 retail).
This fertiliser can be used for all types and sizes of lawn. The high levels of Nitrogen promote spring growth and the Phosphorus and Potassium help aid the uptake of Nitrogen and increase drought resistance. The Iron content will help to keep the moss at bay and the Magnesium Oxide helps maintain the Magnesium levels in the soil which is part of the chlorophyll essential for photosynthesis.
11:5:5 + Fe + MgO Nitrogen, Phosphorus and PotassiumAvailable as 20-kg bag (£29.20 retail).
Iron is a trace element used in many fertilisers, but alone it is mainly used on lawns. It helps with diseases such as fusarium patch and take-all patch, as well as helping with worm control. Its most common use is as a moss killer.
Regular applications every 6 - 8 weeks in the winter months will help stop any moss invading your lawn. It also has the added benefit of burning off certain weeds if used regularly and helps prevent algae problems.Available as 20-kg bag (£30.40 retail).