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Old 12-29-2012, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by RigglePLC View Post
In my opinion...customers seldom appreciate the virtue of slow-release nitrogen. Its tough enough getting them to pay a few cents more for Scotts fert which is has only about half of the nitrogen coated for slow-release. When I worked there in 1982 we were a mostly urea and muriate of potash company.
If customers wanted slow release...they would ask for it. And not mind paying more for it at the store.
Whoops! Pardon me. "When I worked there..." I was talking about TruGreen...not Scotts.

When self-employed, it was hard to justify paying more for slow release when the customers didn't care. Sometimes they even like that big burst of dark green and rapid growth. Sigh.
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