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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Pro-lawns, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. Pro-lawns

    Pro-lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    hi Guys
    a few of my customers have called me
    and asked for a recomendation on waht the best
    fertilizer to use
    scotts or Mircal grow
    i dont plan on getting in to fertlizing untill my company gets a littel bigger
    so i would like some help so i can tell them what to use
    Pro Lawns
  2. gvpa20

    gvpa20 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 16

    They are the same Company ( Scotts ownes MG ).
  3. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Posts: 1,157

    Do they mean the Miracle Gro that is applied as a liquid? If they do, then recommend the Scotts. Applying the liquid is not hard, the tough part is making it uniform across the lawn. I also don't trust those "automatic" liquid fert applicator sprayers that Miracle Gro has. They need a certain water pressure to mix the fert and work correctly. Many well water systems DON'T work with those applicators. They either dump out the fert all at once, or don't spray much at all. I just feel that there is very little control over how much you are fertilizing. It has been years since I've use the applicators, maybe they have changed. IMHO

    Be careful giving them too much advice about fertilizing. If and when they screw it up, they may blame you. If you know a couple fert companies in your area, you may want to recommend those, and you may be able to work out some sort of "finder's fee" arrangement with the fert company.
  4. Pro-lawns

    Pro-lawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    Thank you so much

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