Growing PRG in the office, seed samples?

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Growing PRG in the office, seed samples?

Post by ReelOlives » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:22 pm

So a while back I thought wow my desk looks a little sad and might need a desk plant... Why not plant some grass! :thumbup:

I threw some Perennial Ryegrass in a mug with some Miracle Grow and within 3 weeks it is produced a very lush desk plant!

Now, I want to plant some Turf Type tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass and have a nice little display of the different types on my desk. Does anyone know where I could find seed samples? I only need a handful but would prefer not to buy a 5lb bag...

Any lead on the seed samples helps!

Thanks!

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Post by Drys » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:46 pm

Detaching that is going to be a PITA.

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Post by ReelOlives » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:01 pm

@Drys Yeah - I am thinking about core aerating with a pen. I might be able to dethatch with a fork.

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Post by GlassSandwich84 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:12 pm

🤣🤘 This is awesome!!!

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Post by BobRoss » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:36 pm

ReelOlives wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:01 pm
@Drys Yeah - I am thinking about core aerating with a pen. I might be able to dethatch with a fork.
Make sure you pull the pen apart and put a slit in the side. You want to at least pull 2-3cm cores. Spike aeration will just compact all that soil!

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Post by GlassSandwich84 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:50 pm

PM me your address I'll send you some Midnight KBG

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Post by 1028mountain » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:53 pm

I can send you some penning tall fescue too if you like. PM me your address and is there a best way to mail seeds?

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Post by Alias-Doe » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:08 pm

I got Bewitched and Black beauty ( Fescue/Rye/KBG) . I got a whole bunch of common Bermuda seed in my neighbors yard .

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Post by ScottW » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:23 pm

Somebody check my math...

For that size container, spoon feeding at a rate of 0.25 lbs N/M, you would apply approximately 35 milligrams of 46-0-0 urea.

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Post by FuzzeWuzze » Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:38 pm

ScottW wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:23 pm
Somebody check my math...

For that size container, spoon feeding at a rate of 0.25 lbs N/M, you would apply approximately 35 milligrams of 46-0-0 urea.
To be more precise, according to my measurements to get .25N in a 32oz spray bottle(dollar tree!), he needs to dissolve 0.135 lbs of Urea. Then he can just spritz the plant a few times once a week :D It wont be precise, but pretty close.
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Post by ReelOlives » Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:55 pm

I was wondering when I would need to put down my first application of Milorganite. I need to transplant the PRG to a new container that helps with drainage.

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Post by Drys » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:18 am

ReelOlives wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:01 pm
@Drys Yeah - I am thinking about core aerating with a pen. I might be able to dethatch with a fork.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I have some left over SS1000 Tall Fescue Blend (https://www.seedsuperstore.com/catalog/ ... scue-blend) if you want - PM me your info.

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Post by SNOWBOB11 » Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:25 am

You should get some bentgrass and make a coffee cup putting green.

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Post by ReelOlives » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:35 am

Drys wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:18 am
ReelOlives wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:01 pm
@Drys Yeah - I am thinking about core aerating with a pen. I might be able to dethatch with a fork.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I have some left over SS1000 Tall Fescue Blend (https://www.seedsuperstore.com/catalog/ ... scue-blend) if you want - PM me your info.

Oh nice! I will send you a PM

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Post by ReelOlives » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:36 am

SNOWBOB11 wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:25 am
You should get some bentgrass and make a coffee cup putting green.
That would be pretty cool. I would need to get a roller for when I double cut double roll.

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Post by DonInTheLawn » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:39 am

Drys wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:46 pm
Detaching that is going to be a PITA.
I LOL'd :lol:

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Post by pennstater2005 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:42 am

I’m stealing this idea @ReelOlives. Keep me busy at work :lol:
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Post by Ohio Lawn » Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:45 pm

ReelOlives wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:22 pm
So a while back I thought wow my desk looks a little sad and might need a desk plant... Why not plant some grass! :thumbup:

I threw some Perennial Ryegrass in a mug with some Miracle Grow and within 3 weeks it is produced a very lush desk plant!

Now, I want to plant some Turf Type tall Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass and have a nice little display of the different types on my desk. Does anyone know where I could find seed samples? I only need a handful but would prefer not to buy a 5lb bag...

Any lead on the seed samples helps!

Thanks!

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Re: Growing PRG in the office, seed samples?

Post by davegravy » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:08 am

ReelOlives wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:22 pm
Side note: Yes I am cutting the grass with scissors
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Make sure you sharpen them every couple months...

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