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Old 11-05-2011, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by greendoctor View Post
One observable benefit of a prescription all liquid program is the reduction of disease. The worst offenders in my area are dollar spot, leaf spot and Take All Patch. Not managing these issues with smart fertilization practices and irrigation means that a lawn can be on fungicides 12 months out of the year. Since going to all liquids, I only have occasional trouble with dollar spot and that is if it is rainy and hot for more than a few days. It is rare for the weather to be that way. Its either raining and cold or hot and dry.
I am glad to hear this is the case. I thought this to be so considering the nutrients are applied to the top portion of the plant and they do not settle in the thatch layer where many of the harmful fungi develop. It will be interesting for me to see considering this is all new to me.
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