View Full Version : Good Starter Fertilizer

08-11-2007, 11:20 AM
What is a good starter fertilizer that I can get from Home Depot,Lowes,Menards or the local FS?I need this for re seeding my backyard, probably a Kentucky Bluegrass Mixture of seed.

08-11-2007, 01:43 PM
One word, Lesco!!

08-11-2007, 05:52 PM
One word, Lesco!!

Do you have a name of one, I searched the Lesco website and came up empty?

08-12-2007, 05:16 AM
Just about any brand with a similar ratio of 18-24-12.

08-13-2007, 11:35 AM
What is the opinion,quality, on Bleugrass seed from Lesco. I have a lesco dealer about 15 minutes from my home. The dealer is to send me some recommendations for seed based on what criteria I submitted.The first recommendation for seed was #083205, Lesco to send more information later.

The recommendation on a starter fertilizer was #016420(18-24-12)

08-13-2007, 10:36 PM
I purchased the starter fertilizer from Lesco,18-24-12 25% PPSCU.

Also while I was there I was given a sample of their grass to try, I planted it in a pot identical to the other test samples.

Great Lakes Premium Seed Mix
19.83% Shamrock Kentucky Bluegrass
19.80% Blue Sapphire Bluegrass
19.66% lakeshore Kentucky Bluegrass
19.63% Evening Shade Perennial Ryegrass
19.36% Prosport Perennial Ryegrass

08-16-2007, 11:54 AM
I sprayed the yard with Roundup. What is the idea behind waiting 7 days before starting preparation for new seed?