Jonathan Green vs. Lesco

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by clydesdale, Mar 14, 2006.

  1. clydesdale

    clydesdale LawnSite Senior Member
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    How do these compare for pre-m? The J green seems almost 2x the price of Lesco. The Lesco is 23.90/bag and the J green is 48/bag. They cover the same sqft. Thanks
  2. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    Isn't Johnathan Green just a homeowner brand?
  3. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,497

    I dont think it is, they just opened up a new store by me, but i think lesco would be a better choice.
  4. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    Oh, OK.

    Around here, all I've seen of it is at big-box stores.

    Got some grumpy looking old guy on their logo.
  5. Ideal Lwns & Landscp

    Ideal Lwns & Landscp LawnSite Member
    Posts: 78

    I take care of the Green families personal lawns. By looking at their lawns they have a great product.
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,937

    Cool, local too. Never knew.
  7. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,213

    I always had good luck and service using Johnathan Green products. They would deliver right to my door. They have a large varity of product and a very nice catolog to discribe thier product.
  8. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,828

    Their grass seed is excellent much better than Lesco's. Also about %40 more.
  9. prostriper

    prostriper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 336

    I've used lesco seed for some time for the simple fact that most LCO's use it and you really have to around here to compete. I've been happy with the results but it does take a little more maintenance to get the same germination of higher priced "brand seeds". It is best to use a hydro-seed like cover (can't think of the exact brand at the time) to help cover it and increase germination. But it is safe to stick to the adage " you get what you pay for ".
  10. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    I use the Lesco mowers... but not their fert, control or seed products.
    They are too far away from me for that and I am happy with what I was already using.

    I use Lebanon Products for everything and some Turf Merchants seeds as well as a few others.

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