topdressing

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by lawnaggie, Jan 6, 2003.

  1. lawnaggie

    lawnaggie LawnSite Member
    from 17013
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    i have heard people mentioning a concept of top-dressing. What is involved? is the purpose to add om ? i am ignorant of this procedure
     
  2. IGROTURF

    IGROTURF LawnSite Member
    from CHAR NC
    Posts: 34

    Topdressing is to, change the soil profile, better root mass, better gas exchange, better fert intake, fix low spots, compaction.

    IGROTURF in N.C.
     
  3. lawnaggie

    lawnaggie LawnSite Member
    from 17013
    Posts: 14

    does it involve adding topsoil? or working with the existing soil by aerating?
     
  4. lawnaggie

    lawnaggie LawnSite Member
    from 17013
    Posts: 14

    Thanks Igroturf. Thanks Bob Minney for your reply and link
     
  5. goose

    goose LawnSite Member
    Posts: 180

    Check out this website , my buddy owns the Birmingham branch. SANDMANTOPDRESSING.COM
     
  6. lawnaggie

    lawnaggie LawnSite Member
    from 17013
    Posts: 14

    thanks goose, that was a good link! It is a simpler concept than i made it out to be
     

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