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Espacesverts
05-04-2008, 11:13 AM
What is the difference between those? I only use granular fert but I know that some people use both? Why?

Thanks!

Greenery
05-04-2008, 01:46 PM
From my understanding they will use a liquid when applying fert, pre-m and post-m weed control to speed up the process. and the basic diff between the two is liquid will be very fast acting with a shorter effective period because its available almost instantly. Where a granular has to break down and generally lasts longer. BUT i'm sure there are other reasons which someone more knowledgable will be able to explain.

mow2nd
05-04-2008, 04:09 PM
Liquid Ferts are quicker but don't last as long. Granular last longer but takes a little more time to kick in.

greendoctor
05-05-2008, 03:23 AM
Not a problem on turf cut at over 1", but on low cut grasses like bermuda, bent and zoysia maintained with a reel mower, granules get stuck on the surface. Liquids are easier to water in. Also, I can see uneven greening in a lawn done with granules.