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Seed Prices???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mow2nd, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 603

    What did you guys pay this year for 50 Lbs of a Turf Type Tall Fescue?
  2. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Tall FESCUE is the bane of these Kentucky Blue Lawns. You can have all of it for free!!!!

    Sorry, I am a northerner and I know that you gents down south make nice lawn out of that stuff but up here it is worse than a disease. I am replying to your thread because I am interested in what you pay for it. Our seed of choice is a blend of Kentucky Blue, Red Fescue and mixed rye. I get my seed in 25# bags and cost varies with the blend, anywhere from about 30 to 60 dollars a bag. take care.
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    Around $36 + tax.
  4. Ability

    Ability LawnSite Member
    Posts: 90

    My dealer has Kentucky31 for $28 + tax
  5. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,332

    About $42.00.. :)
  6. Fescue Farmer

    Fescue Farmer LawnSite Member
    Posts: 202

    72 cents per pound of Lesco Transition Blend Turf type Tall fescue.....
  7. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    I paid $1.02/lb for Lesco's transition blend a couple of weeks ago.
  8. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,360

    I've been a diehard Lesco fan for years. I've bought all my stuff from them every year. But they went nuts for seed prices this spring. Went from .68 to 1.03 per lbs. Then back to .91 this fall. I can get the same quality from another person delivered for .72 per lbs.

    Lesco went from $8.50 to $11 for fert plus a stupid fuel surcharge. My other place its $6.50. Needless to say, Lesco has lost many $1000's from me this season. Corporate headquarters did it to them. Took away their ability at each dealer to price competitively. Their prices went sky high compared to everyone else. They also price stuff different in every area.
  9. ScCo

    ScCo LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    cheapest I have found anything in my area is $1.35 per lb. the stuff I generally use (millenium tall fescue) is closer to $1.60 per lb.

    no lesco around here...just the local nurseries
  10. Branchland

    Branchland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    Kentucky 31 for $31.00 50lbs. Lesco transtion blend for $36.00 50 lbs.

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