Going Organic

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Pristine1, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Mr. Nice

    Mr. Nice LawnSite Member
    from zone 7
    Posts: 155


    Good advice.:weightlifter:
  2. Pristine1

    Pristine1 LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 81

    I can always come up with a solution for money issues, may not be the easiest approach, but if they don't have the $$, then they better have patience!
  3. Prolawnservice

    Prolawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 612

    Soil test or read the weeds, then amend accordingly(as the budget permits), if you can time it right no nukes are necessary, provide the proper growing environment for the desired turf and seed seed seed, or talk the customer into recommissioning the weedy or problem part of the lawn into a bed/garden area.
  4. Pristine1

    Pristine1 LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 81

    This is exactly how I approach my existing landscape customers, one just has to be creative with their approach and show the customer that you are concerned about their situation. Great answer and thank you Prolawn!
  5. treegal1

    treegal1 LawnSite Gold Member
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  6. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,308

    I agree. Do what is necessary to get rid of the weeds, but more importantly, establish a healthy soil and high density turf.

    Of course the preferred solution is get rid of the turf! :clapping:

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