Originally Posted by SodKing
Its an old Chem lawn trick that is still used today. I used to do it years ago when we ran short on liquid fert. We used between 50 and 75 pounds 46-0-0 in a 300 gallon tank and it worked quite rapidly. Yes you could burn the turf in hot weather but since this was usually done in the spring it was not a problem...The fungus that followed, well thats a different story.
Yeah. I used to do that too. One thing to note, use truly soluable 46-0-0, not the airport ice melter blend. The later contains small bits of aggregate used in the manufacturing process that will go through the pump and clog the gun, screwing up the application.