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Old 11-24-2009, 10:42 PM
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Lawn paint ( white? )

Anyone know where i can buy white lawn paint? ( snow affect)
I have a few clients asking for it but can find anywhere... any help would be great.

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Old 11-25-2009, 11:20 AM
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That is something I personally would stay away from because of my lack of artistic talent. I am sure you are also getting our all day rain right now and I can't help to think what a out of season rain like today would do to a painted snow job.

However if done right, it could be a big seller along with Holiday decorations
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Old 11-25-2009, 11:41 AM
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Old 11-25-2009, 12:14 PM
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I am not sure the White Field Marking paint sold by JDL would have the right texture to look like snow. IMHO this could be a real mess that I wouldn't want any part of. Painting Lawns green sounded like a great Idea until I saw one.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:01 PM
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Its a great idea if it works...
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:39 PM
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Not only if it works, But what about CLEAN UP????????

What about covering leaves with White Paint so sunlight can't get in Etc Etc.

I think there is a lot of things to consider here that are more than I want to deal with. My common sense says stay with what you know and leave the fools to trash the customers property. If they want a white Xmas, they should go to Canada or some other sick place.
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Old 11-25-2009, 02:43 PM
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come to new england if they want a white xmas, paint a lawn is just ******ed ,
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Old 11-25-2009, 08:08 PM
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I spot tested some lawns with green paint this year, the results looked great and masked scars from brown patch, but that stuff is a mess! Rain had little effect either, it stuck to the grass like glue and we got over 10 inches of rain in October alone.

yeah, i dont know where to get white paint.
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Old 11-26-2009, 01:58 AM
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The closest thing to white paint I would put on a lawn is liquid gypsum. It will eventually wear off and it will feed the soil with calcium and sulfur. White paint on grass? Bad idea. That restricts photosynthesis at a time of the year when there is not much sun. In my world, there is a special place in hell for construction workers that put paint, concrete, or the water from a tile cutting machine on plants or an area to be landscaped.
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Old 11-26-2009, 11:25 AM
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The closest thing to white paint I would put on a lawn is liquid gypsum. It will eventually wear off and it will feed the soil with calcium and sulfur. White paint on grass? Bad idea. That restricts photosynthesis at a time of the year when there is not much sun. In my world, there is a special place in hell for construction workers that put paint, concrete, or the water from a tile cutting machine on plants or an area to be landscaped.
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It might be also said Gypsum will clean the exchange sites of nutrients. Here in coastal Florida our soil is already alkaline. I really can't recommend Gypsum for Xmas decoration.
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