Does this sound correct

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by matthew horner, Mar 24, 2004.

  1. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 696

    My local agricultural office advised me that, in the absence of a soil test, you should apply 75 lbs of lime, and 40 lbs of 5-10-10 or 20 lbs of 10-20-20 per thousand square feet. This is for new lawn installation after tilling.

    Does this sound acurate?
  2. scannon

    scannon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Where is Sanford NC? what type of soil do you have? Clay? If it is a clay base lime won't hurt a thing.

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