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Lawn Foods at Behnke’s

We all want the beauty and satisfaction that comes with a lush, dark green lawn. But we want to obtain it without the use of potentially harmful chemicals. Espoma’s premium organic lawn foods give the gardener peace of mind; preventing unsightly weeds and feeding with long lasting organics that nourish the soil as well as the grass so your lawn is more resistant to heat, drought, and other stress. And both programs outlined below will produce quality results and a lawn that is safe for family and pets on which to romp & roll.

Espoma Organic Lawn Food (7-2-2)

espoma organic lawn food
Espoma Organic Lawn Food (7-2-2)

Espoma’s new All Natural Lawn Food nourishes the grass so that it becomes more resistant to heat, drought and other stress. And because the product is 100% organic it is safe for your family, your pets, and the environment.

  • All natural and organic ingredients.
  • Long-lasting, slow release nutrients that won’t burn.
  • Homogenous granules for easy to use, uniform feeding.

Fortified with Bio-tone® – Espoma’s special blend of beneficial microbes that help promote faster greening, deeper roots, and better soil structure.
All Seasons – Use any time of year. (30 lbs. covers 2,500 sq. ft.)

Espoma Lawn Food (18-0-3) Organic Based ~ No Phosphate!

Espoma Lawn Food no phosphate
Espoma Lawn Food (18-0-3) No phosphate

For those customers who desire the best of both worlds, Espoma Lawn Food is the answer. It combines the benefits of natural organics with the higher nitrogen and coverage of slow release synthetics.

It’s non-toxic, safe to use around children and pets, and because Espoma Lawn Food contains nearly twice the amount of slow release nitrogen of conventional lawn foods, it’s ideal for any season including summer.

  • No Phosphate Formula.
  • All Seasons Lawn Food.
  • 2-4X the Coverage of All Natural Lawn Foods.
  • 2X the Slow Release Nitrogen of Conventional Lawn Foods.
  • Non-toxic. Safe to Use Around Children and Pets.
  • 20 lb. bag feeds 5,000 sq. ft.

Turf Trust (24-2-12) our best selling lawn food slowly and gently feeds for 12 weeks.

turf trust
Turf Trust Lawn Food (24-2-12)

Turf Trust has 5 different Nitrogen sources to provide continuous extended release over 12-14 weeks, and is the only Lawn and Garden Fertilizer containing CDU (slow release Nitrogen) to help control soil borne pathogens.

Provides vital secondary elements Calcium, Magnesium and Sulfur; complete micronutrient package. Covers 5,000 sq ft

Behnke’s also carries Greenview and Scott’s Grass Seed and Fall Fertilizers.


Stephanie Fleming was raised at Behnke’s Nurseries in Beltsville. Her Mom, Sonja, was one of Albert & Rose Behnke’s four children. She was weeding from the moment she could walk and hiding as soon as she was old enough to run, so many weeds, so little time. Although she quickly learned how to pull out a perennial and get taken off of weed pulling duty.

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