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Old 06-05-2004, 01:55 AM
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Best Greener Upper

What is the best product to use to green up the grass a bit? Give me some products you have tried.
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Old 06-05-2004, 02:05 AM
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I would recommend Iron
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Old 06-05-2004, 08:00 AM
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I agree with "Iron".

There is a product called "Ironite" here in Michigan, and it works well.
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Old 06-05-2004, 08:36 AM
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When the soil chemistry is correct, and the turf is properly fertilized, then the color shouldn't be a problem
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Old 06-05-2004, 08:54 AM
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Just keep in mind that Iron passes through the soil profile in a relatively quick amount of time.

Iron will boost the color of the turf, but the effect will last no more than a couple of weeks.
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Old 06-05-2004, 10:06 AM
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Iron passes through that fast? I spray ferrous sulphate on 95% of the props I do in the spring. I can still see the difference in lawn colour now. The ones that weren't sprayed are lighter green while the sprayed ones are a very dark green. Its not a huge difference, but noticable.
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Old 06-05-2004, 12:23 PM
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From what we normally see here, Ironite (granular) would need to be applied at least once per month.

It could be that your liquid products are more effective.
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Old 06-05-2004, 12:30 PM
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I use ferrous sulpahte heptahydrate. It comes as a powder and then you tank mix it, has to be agitated a lot. 20% iron. You can see the difference in sprayed and non sprayed lawns until about mid July. I make sure that my fert has iron in it too, that helps.
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Old 06-05-2004, 12:51 PM
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Any of the Roots Inc. iron products. Iron Roots or Roots 1-2-3.
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Old 06-05-2004, 01:47 PM
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FerroMec by Gordon and Fe8 by Roots!
In fact I sprayed my lawn with FerroMec yesterday, you can watch it green up.
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