Gas powered mister/fogger

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by grass4gas, Feb 3, 2011.

  1. grass4gas

    grass4gas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 473

    Hey guys,

    I'm looking to include some organic shrub applications to my clients this year. One product in particular is the essential 1 by ICT that I am looking at. It says you can/should use a fogger for best results. Have any of you used a fogger for doing your shrubs? I have 2-200g spray tanks that I use right now.

    I also have the shurflo battery operated sprayers, however, I use them for lawn apps. I just don't know if I could get adequate coverage. Would one of these work?

    Before I lay out $650.00 for the stihl unit, I would like some opinions. My concern primarily is it would be used in a limited capacity for only using it with this product...am I thinking right?

    How about a gas powered backpack? I know echo makes one. Would that work?

    Greendoctor...I know you use a gas powered backpack sprayer. Do you use this for shrub apps too?

    It would sure make it alot easier doing the shrubs and not having to pull a hose through the whole lawn.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,568

    You're not that far from me. I have a Solo backpack mist blower for sale, $350.00 and a Shurflo 4 gal rechargeable electric backpack sprayer: $100.00.
     
  3. NattyLawn

    NattyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,643

    Yes, you can use if for foliars and drenches. I use mine for lawn apps tooon smaller lawns. The Stihl has granular and ULV attachments as well.
     
  4. grass4gas

    grass4gas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 473

    Do you have any pics of the solo?
     

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