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When should I mow my lawn before applying weed and feed?
If you can, mow your lawn to a medium height 2-4 days before you plan to apply weed and feed. This helps ensure that the product is evenly distributed throughout your lawn. Check the weather forecast. Rain can wash away weed and feed before it has a chance to start working on your lawn.
Is it too late to apply weed and feed in April?
Now (early spring) is the time to apply the weed and feed if you are trying to control many summer weeds. The exception would be if you were trying to control crabgrass. Crabgrass preventer should be applied in mid-April, which is too late to include a fertilizer application on cool season lawns.
How long should I wait to water after applying weed and feed?
Avoid watering your lawn for at least 24 hours. Washing your lawn too quickly after you apply weed and feed could wash away the product before it has a chance to work. Wait at least 24 hours before watering your lawn. Some products recommend waiting up to 2-4 days before watering.
Should you apply weed & feed in the winter?
Some products also include additional benefits, such as timed-released nitrogen for extended feeding. It鈥檚 important to apply weed feed when weeds are actively growing. Applying weed feed during the winter will have absolutely no effect on the lawn in the following spring and summer.