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Old 09-27-2006, 12:46 AM
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Fertilizer

Some of my customers want me to start fertilizing. I bought $18 bags at Home Depot and charged $55 each. God math?


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Old 09-27-2006, 12:51 AM
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:17 AM
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why not....

it takes absolutllyi no special knowledge, or experience or license to do this, just buy it and put it down it will probably be just fine.....

and if the lawn dies, no big deal you can just spread a little seed around...


oh by the way could you explaing the significance of the three numbers and what the mean that are displayed on a bag, i heard it was just for store reference...
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:38 AM
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it takes absolutllyi no special knowledge, or experience or license to do this, just buy it and put it down it will probably be just fine.....

and if the lawn dies, no big deal you can just spread a little seed around...


oh by the way could you explaing the significance of the three numbers and what the mean that are displayed on a bag, i heard it was just for store reference...
I almost snapped on you until I saw the sarcasm

To the OP, you had best stop doing what you're doing before you ruin someone's lawn, or get yourself in hot water with a certain state or federal agency...
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Old 09-27-2006, 02:02 AM
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hahahahahhahah

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I almost snapped on you until I saw the sarcasm

To the OP, you had best stop doing what you're doing before you ruin someone's lawn, or get yourself in hot water with a certain state or federal agency...

just a little humor...actually most states dont require a license for just fertilizer, but he probably bought a product containing fertilizer and weed control, ...and i hear florida is one of the more lax states reguarding this,

but hey you dont really have to know what your doing, just put it down it will be fine....
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Old 09-27-2006, 02:24 AM
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Who said lawncare isn't about having fun, huh?
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Old 09-27-2006, 03:03 AM
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just a little humor...actually most states dont require a license for just fertilizer, but he probably bought a product containing fertilizer and weed control, ...and i hear florida is one of the more lax states reguarding this,

but hey you dont really have to know what your doing, just put it down it will be fine....
Yeah, that's what I was getting at. A lot of retail-fertilizer-in-a-bag type has some sort of pesticide in it.
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Old 09-27-2006, 01:25 PM
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How do you go about getting a license to fertilize?
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Old 09-27-2006, 04:10 PM
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it takes absolutllyi no special knowledge, or experience or license to do this, just buy it and put it down it will probably be just fine.....

and if the lawn dies, no big deal you can just spread a little seed around...


oh by the way could you explaing the significance of the three numbers and what the mean that are displayed on a bag, i heard it was just for store reference...
1# is amount you can pack on one pallet and still be safe.
2nd# is the bin it must be stored in-- if this # is a zero than it goes outside
3rd# is a in house # and I am not sure about HD but Lowes uses it to calculate weight on the shelf when the relative humidity falls with-in a certain parameter.
And Dave-- just for the record I am very disappointed that you did not know this.
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Old 09-27-2006, 05:30 PM
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i though so..

i knew someone could clear it up for me ....

thats pretty creative.....
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