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by gpbrown60
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: Found a Local Testing Service
Replies: 13
Views: 303

Re: Found a Local Testing Service

These guys are 30 minutes away from me. Would you say their available testing services are sufficient for a proper lawn soil test?? Maybe I missed it but I don't see Cation Exchange Capacity or Base Saturation Ratios. If you adhere to the theories of John Perry or William Albrecht you will want bot...
by gpbrown60
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: N-Ext Products
Replies: 140
Views: 7818

Re: N-Ext Products

Interesting - Curious how this compares price-wise - ingredient-wise, it looks like a direct competitor to RGS. I just called my local Lesco and it is $134 a gallon. gp Is that the homeowner or business price? FYI. It's only 2 Oz per gallon, per 1k sq', so it may be a challenger, but I have not don...
by gpbrown60
Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: N-Ext Products
Replies: 140
Views: 7818

Re: N-Ext Products

iFisch3224 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:12 pm
Interesting -

Curious how this compares price-wise - ingredient-wise, it looks like a direct competitor to RGS.
I just called my local Lesco and it is $134 a gallon.
gp
by gpbrown60
Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: N-Ext Products
Replies: 140
Views: 7818

Re: N-Ext Products

Great. That's what I will do.

Thanks again...Al
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You bet! Not sure if you have seen this Lesco product. Apparently, it just came out.
https://www.lesco.com/products/lesco-carbonpro
by gpbrown60
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: N-Ext Products
Replies: 140
Views: 7818

Re: N-Ext Products

Additionally, I've found a more potent Humic product (70% vs 12%) and applied it this fall and will do so again in the spring - again a long term solution with 2 applications per year (see below). Methodical, Just an FYI. You can get Anderson's Humic DG 40 lbs on the AM Leonard website for $42.99 a...
by gpbrown60
Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Soil Fertility
Topic: N-Ext Products
Replies: 140
Views: 7818

Re: N-Ext Products

Additionally, I've found a more potent Humic product (70% vs 12%) and applied it this fall and will do so again in the spring - again a long term solution with 2 applications per year (see below). Methodical, Just an FYI. You can get Anderson's Humic DG 40 lbs on the AM Leonard website for $42.99 a ...
by gpbrown60
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Equipment & Tools
Topic: Allett C34
Replies: 24
Views: 1002

Re: Allett C34

I can't see how they can sell them at that price. Unbelievably expensive!
by gpbrown60
Mon Oct 01, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Weird holes in yard. Is it pest or fungus? Help!
Replies: 17
Views: 831

Re: Weird holes in yard. Is it pest or fungus? Help!

Ditto with above posts. I had a similar problem recently and discovered it was animals and/or birds digging for grubs. Dig up a small patch and see if you spot any fat white grubs. If so, go buy a curative application like Grub Killer Plus that kills them within 24 hours. You should be able to find ...
by gpbrown60
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Equipment & Tools
Topic: New to me Jacobsen
Replies: 11
Views: 401

Re: New to me Jacobsen

No gamble, you got a great deal!
by gpbrown60
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App

dfw_pilot wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:33 pm
You have Bermuda. If you fertilize a couple weeks late, there won't be any harm. Carry on.
Thanks dfw_pilot
by gpbrown60
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Re: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App

Thanks guys. I bought the fertilizer awhile back at Home Depot and all I was thinking is that I should apply no later than 9/15. Then I looked at the bag closer and started wondering if I could actually do some harm. I hate to order fertilizer online and pay shipping costs but it is getting harder t...
by gpbrown60
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App
Replies: 6
Views: 331

Slow Release Nitrogen Fertilizer App

Question: The first frost in my area usually occurs around 10/25. Should I be concerned about using a Lesco 24-0-11 with an 8% slow release nitrogen (polymer coated urea)? I know I shouldn't encourage growth during dormancy and this fertilizer claims a 12 week release period.

Thanks in advance,
gpb
by gpbrown60
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Bermuda Grass Fall Care
Replies: 14
Views: 669

Re: Bermuda Grass Fall Care

Tennisace89 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:53 pm
So I should wait until what month? Also when should I put down the prodiamine and Semazine?
May or June for the aeration.
by gpbrown60
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Dollar Spot?
Replies: 22
Views: 972

Re: Dollar Spot?

SGrabs33 wrote:
Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:00 pm
Thank you all. I ended up dethatching very lightly to get a lot of the dead material out.

:thumbup:
by gpbrown60
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: How To With Doc...
Replies: 96
Views: 5207

Re: How To With Doc...

Just curious if anyone else follows him. I saw him mentioned in a thread yesterday. I’ve been following him for a while and he has some pretty good videos. He is all Bermuda so he talks a lot about it. Ditto here! Today, I sprayed some of the Urban Farm Liquid Lawn he recommends. Curious to see if ...
by gpbrown60
Thu Aug 23, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Dollar Spot?
Replies: 22
Views: 972

Re: Dollar Spot?

@gpbrown60 thanks. I borrowed one of the cheaper, light dethatchers from a friend so it would Do ok on the hill. Agree that we’re getting close to the cut off time to do any major work. That fact and that we have no rain in the forecast is making me think I shouldn’t be doing the hill. I def need t...
by gpbrown60
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Dollar Spot?
Replies: 22
Views: 972

Re: Dollar Spot?

gpbrown60 No, I have not dethatched that area. I actually did dethatch my hell strip right before taking this picture though. I was worried that this hill would have a harder time filling back in post dethatch. It is a little harder to keep watered because of run off. It is def getting thick and fa...
by gpbrown60
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Scalp or raise HOC?
Replies: 71
Views: 3320

Re: Scalp or raise HOC?

I own a Classen TR20 dethatcher and am thinking about sending it through to thin the canopy. I need to buy the slicing blade assembly, but it costs 3 times what I paid for the dethatcher. How bad will it hurt using flail blades instead of slicing blades? I already cut as low as the Trucut will go, ...
by gpbrown60
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Scalp or raise HOC?
Replies: 71
Views: 3320

Re: Scalp or raise HOC?

I say raise a notch or two.
by gpbrown60
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Dollar Spot?
Replies: 22
Views: 972

Re: Dollar Spot?

Do you ever scalp down or dethatch in July/August? I could be wrong but it appears like it is just getting super dense and or spongy.