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Old 02-11-2013, 05:40 PM
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Mowing height and correct fertilizer recommnedations

Does anyone know of any links or articles that talk about proper fertilizing and correct mowing heights. I want to find an article that I can include in my spring news letter to help people understand the benefits of these things. I basically want to show people that these fertilizing companies are ripping people off by pumping top growth with nitrogen and causing burning in the summer. Especially turegreen. I want to be able to gain a few more fertilizing customers, but am basically sick and tired off mowing excessive top growth in the spring and sitting with burnt grass all summer due to these companies. Keep in mind I live in the Midwest, Illinois to be exact. Also want to let people know it is better to mow higher.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:58 PM
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Does anyone know of any links or articles that talk about proper fertilizing and correct mowing heights. I want to find an article that I can include in my spring news letter to help people understand the benefits of these things. I basically want to show people that these fertilizing companies are ripping people off by pumping top growth with nitrogen and causing burning in the summer. Especially turegreen. I want to be able to gain a few more fertilizing customers, but am basically sick and tired off mowing excessive top growth in the spring and sitting with burnt grass all summer due to these companies. Keep in mind I live in the Midwest, Illinois to be exact. Also want to let people know it is better to mow higher.
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/conten...right-way.html
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:02 PM
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http://www.dummies.com/how-to/conten...ertilizer.html

http://www.allaboutlawns.com/lawn-ma...ould-i-use.php

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/lawnfaqs/fertilize.html

I liked a few of these. Maybe they will help. Best of luck to you sir!
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Old 02-11-2013, 06:06 PM
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http://www.turf.uiuc.edu/extension/ext-fert.html

http://urbanext.illinois.edu/lawntal...wing_lawns.cfm

Cite the articles and the university and you should be good to go.
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