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Lawn Fertilizers

What are our Fertilizer Programs?

Every Spring, Benedict's Home and Garden offers you the ability to purchase 4 bags of fertilizer, which will be spread in Spring, Early Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall. This is a year-long fertilizer program that will boost your lawn's health and performance throughout the year.

How does it work?

The fertilizer program has 4 steps:

  • Step 1: Crabgrass Preventer and Lawn Food
  • Step 2: Boardleaf Weed Control and Lawn Food
  • Step 3: Fall Lawn Food
  • Step 4: Winterizer
  • Each step is crucial for having the best lawn around. Plus, when you purchase a four-step lawn program at Benedict's Home and Garden, we will throw in a up to 3 FREE 40lbs. Bag Of Lime per program.

    What brands do you offer?

    One of the best parts of shopping at our store is that we offer 4 different lawn programs! The brands are Agway, Scotts, Jonathan Green, and Espoma.

    Agway 4 Step Program

    Great Value

    Agway Four Stage Program

    Scotts 4 Step Program

    Trusted Brand

    Scotts Four Step Program

    Jonathan Green 5 Step Program

    Lawn And Soil Care Combo

    Jonathan Green 5 Step Lawn and Soil Program

    Espoma 4 Step Program

    Organic Lawn Care

    Espoma Organic 4 Step Lawn Program

    New Seeding Options

    Traditional Step 1 in the above fertilizer programs will kill new seeding. To improve the growth of your grass seed and strengthen root development, we recommend substituting purchasing our Scotts New Seeding 4-Step.

    Other Organic Lawn Fertilizers

    Organic fertilizing has become more and more popular over time. They are safe for the environment and can be spread at any time during the year without harm to your lawn.

    Organic Weed Control

    Safe N' Simple Weed Control and Espoma Organic Weed Preventer are organic weed controls and preventatives that uses corn gluten as their active ingredient.

    Lime and Soil Amendments

    Lime, Gypsum, and Soil Amendments

    Lime is a soil ph neutralizer and is as important if not more than fertilizer to a healthy lawn. If your soil is to acidic (like it is here in Connecticut) lime helps to lower the soils ph. When your soil's ph is correct it allows the grass to receive all the nutrients from your fertilizer, saving you money in the long run.
    Gypsum, also known as calcium sulfate, is great for lowering the salt levels of your lawn especially after a winter where ice melters and road salt have been thrown on it. Gypsum also hepls aerate comapacted soil and soils heavy in clay.
    Moss Control is used to control moss that restricts your grass from growing and spreading while strengthening your lawn. Read more about this on our Lawn Chemicals page.

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    480 Purdy Hill Rd
    Monroe, CT 06468
    (203) 268-2537

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