1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

Bulk lime purchase

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by lawn king, Jan 3, 2006.

  1. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,346

    Looking to buy 10 ton of pelletized lime next month, in southeastern massachusetts, trucking it myself. Last 2 years lowes was the best deal, any recommendations out there for a better price?
  2. GrazerZ

    GrazerZ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    Try an Ag co op or and ag fert supplier. We find thier prices for pelletized lime hard to beat.
  3. New Green

    New Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Can you pm me who you are using?

  4. GrazerZ

    GrazerZ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    New green, check your Lesco pricing on lime. I went to the website and checked, they seem to have gone down below the supplier that I PM you about.
  5. CharlieBingo

    CharlieBingo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    I paid $8.50 per bag for pelletized lime at lesco never again!
  6. Lawnmasters

    Lawnmasters LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    I buy mine from a wholesale seed/fertilizer supplier that delivers in my area. $2.85 a bag 40#
  7. JWTurfguy

    JWTurfguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    $8.50 a bag??? There had to be a mistake, Charlie. I would ask your sales rep about it. Are you sure you didn't pay a retail price (versus wholesale) for, say, calcitic lime?? Maybe the guy entered the wrong sku?? There's no way 50# pelletized dolomitic lime at LESCO goes for that much....take off 3 dollars and you're about right...

  8. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,346

    Lescos lime is terrible, it's full of big chunks of limestone and very dusty!

Share This Page