Sustainable Turfgrass

Suståne Natural Fertilizers play an important role in rapid establishment for grow-in’s and renovations, turf maintenance and for use in environmentally sensitive areas. Cool season and warm season grasses on all soil types; sand capped fairways, decomposed granite base, heavy clay and native soils – Suståne organic contributes to the success of each project over a wide range of designs in varied climates each with unique agronomic conditions and requirements. Agronomists, golf course architects, grounds managers and course superintendents specify and rely on Suståne to support each project’s special needs. (Visit the Suståne photo gallery of projects at

Suståne introduces a broad range of organic fertilizers designed and developed for the professional landscape and architectural applications. Suståne products are used for commercial and institutional projects, green roof fertilization, native flowers and prairie restoration. Suståne produces predictable results, dependable performance and high quality plants with low environmental impact, non toxic, safe for people, plants, animals and the environment.

Low Environmental Impact:

  • Safe for people, animals and the environment.
  • Organic nitrogen is released slowly to the plant, minimizing loss to the environment.
  • The longer N-release reduces energy requirements and labor vs. more applications of water-soluble synthetic fertilizers.
  • Suståne stimulates the natural cycling of nutrients and carbon between soil and plant.
  • Suståne reduces need for pesticides. Less pesticides reduce maintenance costs.
  • Suståne is biologically stable, pathogen free, will not reheat, will not combust, does not attract wild or domestic animals, birds or insects to establishment sites.

World Class Professional Grade Fertilizers

  • Long Lasting Soil & Plant Nutrition
  • High Microbial Diversity Index
  • Always Quality Assured
  • Consistent, Uniform Granulation
  • Since 1980 there have been over 500 independent researh studies on Suståne

Low Carbon Footprint

  • Made from natural renewable agricultural resources, has a low carbon & green house gasses (GHG) footprint.
  • Suståne complies with regulatory mandate and exceeds most health & safety standards.
  • The Suståne process avoids the generation of more significant green house gasses such as methane and nitrous oxide.
  • With Suståne the energy required to transport is reduce 4:1 per kg. vs. wet compost.
  • Granulation simplifies handling allowing more accurate application of fertilizer. The product stays where it was applied.


  • Turf Establishment: Seeding, new lawn construction, laying sod and sprigging. Pre-Plant, Postplant, Overseeding and Hydroseeding
  • Warm Season Turf Maintenance: Golf course greens and fairways, athletic fields, parks and lawn care. Apply 4 - 7 times per year.
  • Cool Season Turf Maintenance: Golf course greens and fairways, athletic fields, parks and lawn care. Apply 2 - 3 times per season.
  • Turf Winterizing: Formulations for building plant reserve before winter.
  • Plant Stress Recovery: Treatment of problem areas from disease, drought or high traffic.

Sustane Products Developed for Landscaping

  • Suståne 4-6-4 - The most effective organic starter fertilizer available.
  • Suståne 8-2-4 - High organic nitrogen for long lasting nutrition.
  • Suståne 5-2-4+Fe - Granulated professional landscape fertilizer.
  • Suståne 5-2-10 - Ideal 1:2 N to K organic based fertilizer for summer and early autumn feeding.
  • Suståne 7-2-20 - Premium homogeneous turf fertilizer formulated for seashore paspalam turfgrass.
  • Suståne 10-1-4 - Natural based spring starter greens grade turf fertilizer.
  • Suståne 10-2-10 - Greens grade natural based slow release nitrogen fertilizer.
  • Suståne 15-3-9 - Homogeneous fertilizer made with Suståne organic compost and UMAXX® stabilized nitrogen.
  • Suståne 16-0-6 - Zero phosphorus fertilizer compliant with phosphorus restriction regulations.
  • Suståne 18-1-8 - Long lasting, high nitrogen formulation made with Sustane organic compost plus four way release of nitrogen.
  • Bolster Granular - Synergistic blend of Suståne Organic Compost, Mycorrhizae Innoculum and Biostimulants.
  • Bolster Liquid - Biostimulant and Plant Growth Supplement. Includes seaweed extract and humic acid.