When to Use Fast Release Fertilizers – Summer Lawns

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When to Use Fast Release Fertilizers

Doc explains summer fertilizers and when to use a fast release, mild fertilizer on your lawn and why. Slow release fertilizers keep feeding for 4-8 weeks but during the summer months that may not be desired. Fast release fertilizers give you total control and are instant. 

Summer Fertilizer Video

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GreenShocker Fast Acting Granular

GreenShocker is a granular, all fast release, fertilizer supplement.  Great for summer lawns and very mild. The 7-1-2 with iron and humic formula is a PRO Grade fertilizer safe for the heat of summer. 


New Dirt Booster Plus for Lawn and Gardens

Add organic matter, microbes, and good fungus to make your lawn and garden thrive.  All new formula.

PGF Balance 10-10-10 

A professional grade 10-10-10 with tiny particles, micro nutrients, and iron. 


PGF Complete 16-4-8 Lawn Fertilizer

This is the main fertilizer for ALL lawns during the growing season.  Warm season and cool season lawns. 

Liquid Pre Emergent Doc Uses

Note… it’s not cheap but this bottle goes a long way. 

Should be applied to ALL LAWNS and can be applied as heavy and as often as you like.  It contains NOTHING that can hurt your lawn and is 50/50 mix of biochar and humic acid. 


Killing Grubs and Army Worms with the Double Kill Doucide

Preventative products should be used in the late summer.  Killing products work best in the spring. The product below can be applied anytime of the year to kill grubs. 

GreenShocker Fast Acting Granular

GreenShocker is a granular, all fast release, fertilizer supplement. 

Granular Pre-Emergent in DG Particles

This is the first step for your spring lawn. Stop weeds and crabgrass BEFORE they can grow. 

PGF Complete website to pick the right fertilizer. 


Super Juice Lawn Supplement and Bio-Stimulant

Lawn Hose End Spray Bottles

WARNING: Use only the 20:1 ratio bottles and do not pay more than $19 for TWO bottles.  When out of stock, others will charge up to $40 if out of stock. Simply wait until they come back in stock from Andersons. 


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Troy Harkey
Troy Harkey
11 months ago

So, Doc: Ever since Green Shocker came out, I haven’t heard you mention Super Juice. But 1 bag of Super juice covers 87,120 s.f. @ 7-1-2 ratio and 1 bag of Green Shocker covers 5,333 s.f. @ 7-1-2 ratio. Thus, I would need to purchase 16 bags of Green Shocker ($750) to cover the same area, at the same ratio, as 1 bag of Super Juice ($99). Furthermore, Super Juice has 4X the iron of Green Shocker and is absorbed much faster. Why would I buy Green Shocker instead of Super Juice? I asked Anderson’s and they could not come… Read more »