Fertilizer question

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by Sir mowsalot, Jun 6, 2004.

  1. Sir mowsalot

    Sir mowsalot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 310

    I am thinking about getting into the fertilizing for my customers. Where can i purchase it in bulk quantity? Surely im not going to go to home depot to buy it.
  2. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,386

    Try Lesco if you have one close by or check manufacturers websites for distributors in your area.
  3. MrBarefoot

    MrBarefoot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    Check out grain elevators or farmers supply outlets also. Some elevators sell fert also, or they can at least point you to where the farmers go to get their fert.

    Be careful however and make sure that any product you pick up is approved for residential turf use.

    READ LABELS. I have lost count of the number of posts from people asking questions about a product that is answered in the label. There is good info on the label and you would be well served if you make it a habit of reading, and understanding the label for every product you work with.

    Additionally, some commercial grade products won't be available to you unless you have the required license to apply them commercially.
  4. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    Sir mowsalot:
    Lawn and Golf Co. out of Phoenixville should also be able to help you.
  5. Sir mowsalot

    Sir mowsalot LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 310

    Went today to lesco, never knew it was there. Man i learned so much today from the saleman in there.

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