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Discussion in 'LESCO' started by timturf, Jan 16, 2007.

  1. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    It can be done. I figured out the formula. I'll make it easy for you Lesco.

    If Biosolids is 4-2-0, then a 40# bag of 15-3-7 is 20# of Bio, and 20# of 26-4-12. I tried to determine if this is a "maxed out" product (no filler) based on the raw materials. It seems to be pretty darn close.

    excluding adding micros (Iron, Manganese) that are not in the Biosolids, blend the following for a 40# bag...

    20# 4-2-0 (Biosolids)
    6.5# 39-0-0 (PPSCU)
    5.5# 46-0-0 (Urea)
    1.75# 18-46-0 (Diammonium Phosphate)
    6.25# 0-0-50 (Sulfate of Potash)

    will yeild... 15.45 - 3.01 - 7.81 or...

    15-3-8 , 50% Biosolids, 50% PPSCU, SOP. whataya think?

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,129

    can i get some fry's with that :clapping:
  3. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 757

    I'm considering getting the raw materials and making it myself. The guys at lesco said if I bought 6 or more skids, that it could be customed blended. Unfortunatly, I don't need that much yet.

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,129

    theres an idea wonder what that would cost? 6 skids is nothing to use up
  5. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 682

    is lesco going to respond and let us know if this is possible, if not what is holding them back from doing this????
  6. MaineFert

    MaineFert LawnSite Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 115

    You may want to check out 7-2-12 from Nutrients PLUS, we use it up here for K applications, and poultry and biosolids are the organic matter portion.
    Hit me up with any questions about it.
  7. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Messages: 317

    I also do not buy from lesco because all they use is MOP.
  8. OP

    timturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,526

    NOT true, you can find some fert with mop and sop for k, and if you look at gc fert, most have sop!

    But yes ,Must of lesco lawncare fert has nothing but MOP

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