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  1. Landscape Maintenance
    Southeast Michigan, lawn was seeded with KBG in spring. Grass growing well, but there are some dips and low spots. Will soil/compost mix work, or add sand?
  2. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello all, I have been surfing the site for awhile now and figured I would ask a question I can’t find an answer to. I am working on my own lawn (previous landscaper in life) that we just put in a couple of years ago after we built our house. I have decent grass but not great as my soil is...
  3. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    Hello All, I am conflicting pricing on how much to install a compost top dressing for. Around here we price mulch for $100.00 / Yard for install, delivery and purchase. I wanted to price compost the same because at the end of the day, we are still moving all this material. I have a client...
  4. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    The property is roughly 4k sqft of grass. It is extremely patchy and has a lot of crabgrass. The client has added sand in areas and thrown seed ontop trying to get grass to grow in July. Ive told them to watch until September/October and just let us do it correctly. They currently do not have...
  5. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I am in Northern NJ and looking for a company to topdress my lawn with compost (without charging a ton). Any advice of companies?
  6. Rental Equipment
    Hi. I'm from northern NJ and looking to do a topdressing project with compost after aeration/overseeding my lawn, but have a large (.5 acre) lawn. Where can I rent a topdresser, such as an ecolawn unit?? I cannot find any place local to Bergen county to rent one. Any help would be greatly...
  7. Marketplace
    I have a ecolawn compost/soil spreader model# eco-100 in very good condition. Starts right up, very well maintained, ready to go to work. Asking $2900.
  8. Fertilizer Application
    So, I am going to be doing my own fertilizer and seed application in about a week and want to see if I am even close with my calculations for the amounts to be applied. I factored in a total of 3,400 square feet of total lawn area. For Fertilizer, my bag weighs 42lb, is 29% nitrogen and meant...
  9. Marketplace
    Earth & Turf tow behind top dresser. Hold 2 cubic yards of material. Can be used to top dress with sand, compost or manure. Ground driven conveyor. Three years old, excellent condition. We strictly used this machine to top dress lawns with compost for our organic lawn care customers. Is a huge...
  10. Organic Lawn Care
    Hello, I recently completed a compost tea brewer but was woefully underwhelmed by the amount of air that my Pentair WW39 puts out. Admission of fault here; I failed to factor in the 10 inch water column of resistance the aeration disks have before you even add any water, so I'm a bit under...
  11. Landscape Maintenance
    I got called by a new customer asking if I can seed a big part of his yard with new grass he wants 4-5 yards of top soil to level it out with the rest of his yard now I'm being honest I never really seeded a yard besides mine but it was patches this guy has some grass but mostly all not dark tan...
  12. Lawn Mowing
    For those of you that are paying to throw away lawn clippings at a landfill, transfer station or composting facility, How much are you required to pay per ton?
  13. Turf Renovation
    Hello, Getting ready to start Aerating and over-seeding soon and I have a couple questions. - Would it be a good idea to put down some Iron before or after aerating? - If I top dress with a layer of Compost, should I skip the starter fert ? (Don't want to risk over fertilizing) - Would it be...
  14. Organic Lawn Care
    So I am in Oregon, on the Eastern dry side (pine forest at higher elevations, sage and juniper at lower) and have been using an organic-based fert schedule for 6 years now. It took some time to get the hang of it, and the costs to the clients increased greatly, but my yards consistently look...
  15. Marketplace
    I have a like new Bannerman Mini Topper. It can be used to Top dress compost, top soil etc.. You can buy a new one shipped to you for $975. I can cut a nice deal. You can see the Mini Topper in action below: http://www.youtube.com/user/BannermanLimited?blend=7&ob=5
  16. Turf Renovation
    I'm doing Lawn renovation and I've killed off my existing grass and weeds with herbicide. I'm also installing sprinkler irrigation system cause I didn't think I could water the new seeds twice a day if I do it all by myself. The sprinkler system will be installed in couple of days. I'm planning...
  17. Organic Lawn Care
    Hi Guys, I've been playing around with my compost teas for the last few months and am having good results. The residential, detached homes I've marketed to have had good feedback on our products as well. The problem is my current brewer is a little small for some of our larger sites, say 5-10...
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