Fertilize Your Own Yard??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LAWNS AND MOWER, Mar 22, 2004.

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Fertilize Your Yard???

  1. Yes

    97 vote(s)
    89.8%
  2. No

    11 vote(s)
    10.2%
  1. LAWNS AND MOWER

    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,129

    Every year I swear to myself I won't fertilize my yard and then it happens. I have an extra bag and my lawn is screaming for it!! I wouldn't even give my own yard an estimate to be mowed, it's that bad. 45 mins of push mowing on a hill. So, do you fertilize your yard??
     
  2. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    My yard gets all the leftovers.
     
  3. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,300

    i bought my house 3 years ago,and this lawn is always in great shape couple dandalions but otherwise clean green lawn.owner before me fertilized the lawn for some 20 years...
     
  4. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    Mine's nice and green, mostly weed free, but is the last one to get cut every week....it's like the plumber with leaky pipes, you know..Every one thinks our lawns and landscapes should be perfect, but who has the time or energy???:confused: <a href='http://www.smileycentral.com/?partner=ZSzeb008' target='_blank'><img src='http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/3/3_4_14.gif' border=0></a>
     
  5. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,144

    I have a home owners assosiation where I live....I have to pay someone else to treat my lawn! How Irionic is that?
     
  6. KenH

    KenH LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,622

    I live right next to a nursey and the owner always walks his customers over to show them my back lawn. Best advertisement there is.
     
  7. craigs lawncare

    craigs lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 310

    Yes, I fertilize.
    In my opinion, if lawn care is a specialty of yours, you better have a nice yard. I always get compliments on my yard.

    Craig :)
     
  8. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
    Posts: 6,074

    Yes Matt fertilizes our lawn. We like to keep it looking real nice.
     
  9. P&C Lawn Care

    P&C Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 373

    Why would you trust anyone else to fertilize your own lawn? or spend the money too?
     
  10. rmartin

    rmartin LawnSite Member
    from mass
    Posts: 204

    what a site...I have my own small company and hire another company to fertilize my own yard. I started to do it myself after I installed the entire new yard it looked super until I ran into problems with Fungus and disease. Now I have one on the best local companies do it for me. OH WELL....What the neighbors must think!!!!! they charge me for materials only so it dont cost much.
     

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