Overseeding pre-m treated lawn....

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by Pristine1, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. JDUtah

    JDUtah LawnSite Silver Member
    from UT
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    topdress with an alkaline compost as well.
     
  2. Pristine1

    Pristine1 LawnSite Member
    from Maine
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    The PH of the compost I use is around 7.5 so hopefully the ph will begin to rise quickly.
     
  3. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    I didn't see Fe on your list. Acid soils have trouble with Fe. Try some Milorganite or you can get fancy and do an Ironite spray. :)
     
  4. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    HUH????????? :nono:
     
  5. JDUtah

    JDUtah LawnSite Silver Member
    from UT
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    Alkaline soils tend to hold onto the Iron, not acidic from what I recall.
     
  6. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    The more acidic the less available, many nutrients become, Fe in particular.
     
  7. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Axe ................

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  8. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    Looks like I remembered the chart - incorrectly.
    Thanks. :)
     

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