View Full Version : Where do you buy large amounts of seed from?
08-29-2004, 10:07 PM
I'm looking around this year at different places for seed. Most of the yards I maintain are Fescue and Bermuda. Where do all of you get your seed from?
08-29-2004, 10:12 PM
The one and only lesco.
08-29-2004, 10:23 PM
I use Lesco Park & Athletic.. 50lb bag $80.00
Best stuff I've ever used.. Zero weeds
08-29-2004, 10:33 PM
I use Wetzel Seed Comapny, IKEX in Pittsburgh(new vendor for me) and Morgantown Ag. All can get me specific blends of what I need for each job in large quantities. A friend and fellow LCO blended a mix two summers ago that is really great for the lawns around here, and is sold thru the Morgantown Ag store here..A little pricey at $ 2.00 per pound, but when you want quality, price doesn't matter as much.
08-29-2004, 10:37 PM
Jhon deer quatoted me 39 a 50 lesco in Raleigh has sold me trans. bled in the past 35 a 50 and I have good luck with it. We get a good deal on fertlizer from camp chem. in Roxsboro they custom blend what ever we want.
08-29-2004, 10:44 PM
Thanks all. I've been using my local Lesco and can't really complain. I was just seeing what some of my other options were. Broken Leg, I think I've heard of that place in Roxboro, but not 100% sure.
08-30-2004, 12:17 AM
lesco or john deere landscape are the cheapest ones around here......
08-30-2004, 01:00 AM
Over the Internet ..... that's fore grass seed correct
I typically use Lesco for the better maintained turf stands. I have some accounts that oat planting would be an improvement over what the customer wants.
We use local seed suppliers and can get any custom blends we want.
08-30-2004, 07:48 AM
JD Select Tall Fescue $42.75 or less on how many bags--40 or more $38.25--
2 by you 6814 Davis Circle and 2205-101 Westinghouse Boulevard
Look up John Deere Landscapes---Don't know where Lesco is but I'm sure there is one by you
08-30-2004, 08:46 AM
Kansas Premium Blend Fescue, genetically engineered for the region by Kansas University. My cost is about 1/2 of what the consumer can get it for from the local nursery(s). When giving an estimate, I would say about 90% of people ask for it by name.
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