olsoluk
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Over fertilizing?

I applied Scotts Plus 2 Weed control today. Only afterwards did I notice that it recommended a setting of 3 on my spreader, I used 10 not knowing that you could over fertilize. Will this kill my lawn? I am planning on watering heavily the next few days, any other advice?

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Kisal
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Well, when I applied too much to my lawn, the grass turned brown, but the roots didn't die. The lawn looked awful for awhile, until new grassblades grew. :roll:

Extra watering might prevent the grass from turning brown. I had watered the fertilizer in, but didn't realize my error until the damage began to appear. :oops:
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