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Old 08-28-2010, 08:41 PM
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Dirt Cheap Weed and Feed @ Lowes

I work for Pennington Seed and we are in the process of transitioning fertilizer lines at Lowes. Due to this there are some killer deals to be found. Currently you can get a 18# bag (5,000 sq ft) for $3.49 and a 54# bag (15,000 sq ft) for $8.99. The analysis is 28-0-4.
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Old 08-28-2010, 10:35 PM
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Weed and Feed, is for HOs that think ferts and pre-m, goes together. The stuff never works adequately, and you certainly don't want "Weed Control" this time of year when seeding... Broadleaf, is coming up later, but pre-m is stupid, @ this point.
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Old 08-29-2010, 07:34 AM
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Apply junk your lawns, and in return you will get junk lawns. I'd be curious to see the analysis.
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Old 08-29-2010, 09:38 AM
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its still a good price for straight fert. Depending on the amount of time relesed fert its a pretty good deal. I agree pros can't really use it for weed control.
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Old 08-29-2010, 09:40 AM
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They also might be unloading their inventory for the winter.

In Il, they eliminated phosphorus in fert mixes, so anyone who has the old ferts are trying to sell them cheap right now too.
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Old 08-29-2010, 10:50 AM
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Sweet deal, thanks, Jhole19!
28-0-4 for 15,000 sqft, $8.99, that is only 59 cents per thousand. Ideal for fall. I hope it is 50 percent slow release, (or at least 30 percent). Better than Scotts turfbuilder, I hope. A good bet for fall germinating dandelions and winter annuals.

If there is any left, LOL!
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Old 09-02-2010, 06:28 AM
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I was at Lowes last night and noticed the Weed and Feed sale. It was $8.99. They also had 15,000sqft bags of Pennington 29-0-5 fertilizer for $10.79. regular price was over $30. Seems like a decent deal for anyone that just needs to get some nitrogen down.

Does this stuff have a shelf life? I thought about getting a few bags for next spring/summer
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I was at Lowes last night and noticed the Weed and Feed sale. It was $8.99. They also had 15,000sqft bags of Pennington 29-0-5 fertilizer for $10.79. regular price was over $30. Seems like a decent deal for anyone that just needs to get some nitrogen down.

Does this stuff have a shelf life? I thought about getting a few bags for next spring/summer
As long as the bag stays sealed and in a relatively dry place, you should be OK to store it over the winter.

I have extra 5 gallon buckets with lids I use to store extra fert when I need to. Seems to work pretty good.
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Old 09-02-2010, 06:22 PM
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I looked at the fert when at Lowe's yesterday. Not worth the money even on sale. Junk
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Old 09-02-2010, 08:00 PM
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I was in Lowes--I actually also ran into the Scotts regional salesman.
However, the bargain fertilizer had been already sold. Lowes guy said they are changing the brand name on the bags to "Sta Green". So had to get rid of older bags.
The Scotts fertilizer had about 25 percent of nitrogen as slow release. The Pennington brand about 20 percent as slow release.

The Scotts salesman said they had Major League Baseball seed for five stadiums and more deals to come. But to get it you have to go to the local area near the city of the stadium.

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