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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by humble1, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. humble1

    humble1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from MA
    Posts: 2,499

    Why dont they make a spring fert w/ dimension and have iron to help w/ greenup I cant find one.;)
  2. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,476

    Granular iron doesn't do anything in the spring. The soil bacteria is too lathargic to kick it up in spring-cool soil. The cost is another reason. Why spend good money on iron ($.20 per unit) when it won't green up the turf?
  3. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,373

    I used a 5-5-20 with .1% Dimension this spring. No iron though.
  4. n-green

    n-green LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    Lesco had 5-10-31 w/.15 dim and 10%Fe. It is pricey now because of theK.

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