Old 10-17-2012, 05:09 PM
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Soil analysis help

We did a soil sample on a clients yard, any help and/or recommendations w/ what it needs is greatly appreciated!
Turf is Tall Fescue, Zone 7 (VA).

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Old 10-17-2012, 10:36 PM
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It appears you don't need phosphorus, or potassium. So...you fert of choice would be a sulfur coated or poly coated urea product. Methylene urea is also excellent. An organic waste product would also work fine--but would add too much phosphorus.

Your soil is slightly acid--not a big concern.

Your main problems will be the hot weather--and--the accompanying drought, crabgrass and weeds. In some cases fungus will be a major problem. Is this fescue? Bermuda? Varies?
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Old 10-18-2012, 11:37 AM
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On a side note where and how do you get soil samples done.
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Old 10-31-2012, 09:37 PM
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What depth was the sample taken?

Did you tell the lab the depth?

I would add some gypsum since ca is 62% bs and ph is a little high
Timothy J Murphy Specializing in Quality Turf
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