TAG: fertilizers

A new way to fertilize

November 14, 2018By
LCO fertilizing a home's front yard (Photo: Koch Industries)

David Helt says there is a clear difference between the “old” and “new” ways lawn care operators (LCOs) can manage their fertilizer applications. “The old way of fertilizer application is based on a premise that the customer correlates value with the number of visits—if they don’t see you out there, they think your service is poor, regardless of the quality,”... read more

Target Specialty Products releases 2 new fertilizers

February 7, 2018By

Target Specialty Products launched a complete line of professional turf fertilizers under the brand names Turf Fuel G and TS Pro. Both lines will leverage Scotts Pro technology and exclusive co-branding. “Our new Turf Fuel G and TS Pro product lines will offer customers the best solutions tailored for professional turf applications,” said Todd Ferguson, president of Target Specialty Products. “Our... read more

Recommender: Fertilizers

October 17, 2017By

What fertilizer is your go-to and why? James Romanowicz Owner, A New Creation Landscaping Peoria, Ill. “I prefer LESCO products because (SiteOne Landscape Supply) employees are very knowledgeable and take all the guesswork out of fertilizer and pesticide applications, allowing me to focus more on my customers and my business’ other needs.” Troy Elam Owner, Grow Rite Lawns Litchfield, Minn.... read more

DeWitt Co.: Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container

November 30, 2016By

The DeWitt Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC) is a standardized container in large dimension for storing and transporting up to 2,000 lbs. of dry, flowable products like sand, fertilizers, mulch or rock. The DeWitt FIBC container is manufactured from quality woven polypropylene and tested to meet tear and ultraviolet-resistance standards. They can be transported and loaded on pallets or by... read more

BEST by Simplot

November 9, 2015By

Nitra King provides lawns and landscaped areas with quick green up and sustained nutrient release in a high quality homogeneous blend of ammoniacal and nitrate nitrogen. Includes iron for a rich, deep green color even in non-ideal growing conditions. Newly formulated to cover 10 percent more square footage. simplot.com read more

Step by Step: How to tank mix chemicals

October 16, 2015By
photo: Syngenta

Tank mixing fertilizers, pesticides and other chemicals can save time and money if done correctly. Generally, you can tank mix within product categories, such as mixing herbicides with other herbicides. However, be cautious when mixing cross-category products. There are some herbicides that shouldn’t be mixed with certain insecticides or plant growth regulators. Before creating a batch for application, first test... read more