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If your grass appears burned after you fertilized it, you may have used a quick release fertilizer. These should be avoided unless you know exactly what you're doing. Although they are more expensive, most people should stick with 'slow release' formulations. These are designed to release their nutrients slowly over a period of months (rather than hours), and if they're used according to the directions on the label, they won't turn your lawn brown.