Wanting to add Fertilizing

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by rookie03, Oct 22, 2004.

  1. rookie03

    rookie03 LawnSite Member
    from OK
    Posts: 184

    Wanting to add Fertilizing to the Lawn Care business. I don't have my license yet. I've heard that you can make some pretty good money doing fertilizing. So, what do I need to do to know everything there is to know about fertilizing? Any helpful information is greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,342

    All this;
    http://allaboutlawns.com/Fertilizing/fertilizing-when_should_I_fertilize_my_lawn.htm
    http://www.mycorrhiza.com/mycojava/Hydroseed.htm
    http://www.linwoodsupply.com/micro.htm
    http://allaboutlawns.com/Fertilizing/fertilizer-what_kind_of_fertilizer_should_I_use.htm
    http://www.montysplantfood.com/app/hydroseed.htm
    http://www.wild.paonia.com/mycorrhizals.htm
    http://linwoodsupply.com/hydromulch.htm
    http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/site_23.cfm
    http://www.cabmphandbooks.com/Documents/Construction/EC-4.pdf
    http://www.tommy-sfm.com/index.htm
    http://grounds-mag.com/ar/grounds_maintenance_hydraulic_seeding_slurry/index.htm
    http://www.kmproductsofnc.com/
    http://www.dfiequipment.com/Hydra-Seeders.htm
    http://www.tempe.gov/engineering/irrigation/hydroseeding.htm
    http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org/epa03/soilamend.htm
    http://www.lid-stormwater.net/soilamend/soilamend_specs.htm#sequence1
    http://allaboutlawns.com/
    http://www.secretary.state.nc.us/corporations/#
    http://www.ntep.org/
    http://www.agr.state.nc.us/
    http://www.agronomy.psu.edu/Extension/Turf/ProTurf.html
    http://bluestem.hort.purdue.edu/plant/
    http://www.ncturfgrass.org/membership.htm
    http://www.turfnet.com/links/organizations.asp
    http://www.ewing1.com/ewing/tw/home/main.htm
    http://www.jessstryker.com/
    http://www.agr.state.nc.us/agronomi/sthome.htm
    http://www.spectrumanalytic.com/
    http://www.al-labs.com/
    http://www.freeplants.com/
    http://www.bulbsociety.com/
    http://www.princetonol.com/groups/mg/bbfactsheets.html
    http://www.advancedgarden.com/l/l_svs.html
    http://popularmechanics.com/home_improvement/gardening/2000/6/install_new_lawn/print.phtml
    http://www.hydrosorb.com/hydroseeding.htm
    http://www.watersorb.com/index.htm
    http://www.soilmoist.com
    http://web.css.orst.edu/Topics/Species/Grasses/Grass_Varieties/
    http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/satellite.html
    http://204.211.88.251/viewer.htm



    Heres a link of schools that provide courses in turf and turf management;
    www.gcsaa.org/career/purs...chools.asp

    other links of interest:
    Turf Management
    www.worldcampus.psu.edu/pub/turf/elk/
    www.griffin.peachnet.edu/caes/turf/
    www.umassturf.org/
    aggie-horticulture.tamu.e.../turf.html
    www.nv.cc.va.us/loudoun/l.../turf.html
    www.osuokc.edu/agriculture/turf/turf.htm
    csuturf.colostate.edu/Pag...wncare.htm
    www.academics.wsu.edu/fie...p?id=TURFM
    www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/s...grass.html
    www.turfnotes.com/
    www.sportsturfmanagement.com/
    grove.ufl.edu/~turf/golf/
    aesop.rutgers.edu/~murphy
    virtual.clemson.edu/group...p/golf.htm www.gcsaa.org/career/purs...chools.asp
    www.turf.uiuc.edu/extensi...nsion.html
    www.kirkwood.cc.ia.us/agr...ounds.html
    www.turf.umn.edu/
    www.gcsaa.org/resource/li...rlinks.asp
    www.agronomy.psu.edu/Exte...rfExt.html
    www.richland.cc.il.us/ot/..._cert.html
    www.misu-b.nodak.edu/plsc240] nline.htm



    Erosion control Links
    www.wsdot.wa.gov/environm...rosion.htm
    www.cwp.org/esc_practices.htm
    www.ectc.org/
    www.dcr.state.va.us/sw/docs/eslawrgs.pdf
    www.ecy.wa.gov/programs/w...erode.html
    www.cenews.com/ederosion0298.html
    www.ianr.unl.edu/PUBS/soil/g474.htm
    www.weru.ksu.edu/pics/control/
    www.greenindustryyellowpa...iz=1&nav=2
    www.co.clark.wa.us/ComDev..._index.asp
    www.dcr.state.va.us/sw/e&s.htm
    www.erosiondraw.com/
    www.ces.uga.edu/pubcd/B1200.htm
    ideanet.doe.state.in.us/~..._eros.html
    www.farminfo.org/property/erosion.htm
    www.cobb-net.com/communit...ontrol.htm
    www.ewashtenaw.org/govern...nance.html
    www.es.anl.gov/htmls/mckenna.html
    www.engr.utk.edu/research/water/erosion/
    www.ianr.unl.edu/pubs/fie...s/g544.htm
    www.crcd.org/seedlit.html
    erosion.coafes.umn.edu/
    www.metrokc.gov/ddes/lusd/erosion.htm
    www.dot.wisconsin.gov/bus...rv/pal.htm
    www.betterroads.com/articles/may02c.htm
    www.co.clark.wa.us/ComDev...ontrol.asp
    www.lindstrom.mn.org/buil...osion.html
    www.charmeck.nc.us/Depart...ontrol.htm
    www.pacd.org/resources/sediment.htm
    www.dep.state.fl.us/water...apter1.pdf
    www.epa.gov/
    www.greenworks.tv/waterqu...rosion.htm
    www.westernshastarcd.org/Erosion.htm
    okstorm.com/scieca/
    www.controlerosion.com/
    www.nal.usda.gov/ttic/tek...02245.html
    www.wcieca.org/
    www.ieca.org/public/artic...cfm?cat=25
    www.dep.state.pa.us/dep/s...102396.htm
    www.uidaho.edu/wq/wqbr/wqbr27.html
    www.epa.gov/OWOW/NPS/MMGI...h2-2a.html
    www.state.nj.us/agricultu...lact75.htm
    www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/e...youdo.html

    I could have probably left out a few of those links but You should get the ideal
    You can learn a lot from this forum but if you want to get serious you need to search for more sources for infromation
     
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