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TAG: fertilizer

Recommender: What types of fertilizer combinations do you use and why?

March 31, 2021By
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Lawn care operators from around the U.S. reveal their preferred type of fertilizer combination and give the details on why. read more

(Plant) food for thought

December 4, 2020By
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Two lawn care operators explain how implementing different fertilizers into their programs have helped reduce turf problems. read more

Fertile Ground: Biologicals and controlled-release fertilizers

April 10, 2020By
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Lawn care experts from Bio Green, Green County Fertilizer Co. and Anuvia Plant Nutrients explain biologicals and controlled-release fertilizers. read more

How to get the most out of controlled-release fertilizers

February 13, 2020By
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“Being in a semitropical climate, we’re privy to every insect and every disease there is,” says Lynn Tootle, managing partner of Gro-Masters in Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C. With high disease and pest pressure, controlled-release fertilizers have been a useful product in Tootle’s arsenal. “We use controlled-release (fertilizers) in the heat of the summer, so that we can minimize our... read more

Fertilizer facts

January 6, 2020By
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It’s no surprise that fertilizers help lawn care operators (LCOs) produce healthy turf with high wear tolerance and aesthetic value, but fertilizer applications also help turf outcompete weeds, experts say. “By having a healthy turfgrass canopy, the weeds have a much more difficult time competing for nutrients, water and sunlight necessary for turf,” says Tony Goldsby, Ph.D., research agronomist for... read more

Greene County Fertilizer: 16-21-2 GreenePOP Starter Fertilizer

September 15, 2019By

16-21-2 GreenePOP™ Starter Fertilizer is a fall or springtime starter fertilizer, or a product to amend phosphorous deficient soil. The biologically-active material contains humic acid and sea kelp to aid in germination and rooting, extend nitrogen release rates and facilitate nutrient uptake. Apply immediately post-seeding at label rate. Can be applied up to two times per year at label rate... read more