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I've Been Double Fertilized!!!!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by lawnstriper23, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. lawnstriper23

    lawnstriper23 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    To make the story short, I fertilized (heavy) my property about 1.5 weeks ago with Lesco 32-3-8. I come home this past Friday to find out that a lawncare company came by and sprayed weed killer/ fertilizer on my property without my authorization. I just found out from the lawncare company that they had the wrong house. Should I be concerned with damage to my turf? We have had a boat load of rain the past few days so I think we should be alright. Any thoughts?
  2. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,185

    Sharpen your mower blade
  3. Frank Fescue

    Frank Fescue LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 713

    call whatever fert company it was that did the app and make sure they are aware of the situation. you'll probably be fine. but if theres any damage at least let them know you're concerned.
  4. mow2nd

    mow2nd LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 603

    call em and tell em to come out and spray for brown patch, because i smell it coming.
  5. cod8825

    cod8825 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    If they let you know that you double fertilized then just keep them apprised if something goes wrong like burning of turf and even with a boatload of rain you might want to consider keeping the water coming. Call the company up and ask specifically what they applied. Granular or liquid/slow release or urea so that you know what to do and yes get the blades sharpened.
  6. DeepGreenLawn

    DeepGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,372

    no kidding
  7. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,305

    How heavy did YOU apply? Doesn't that Lesco blend have like 30% SCU? I doubt you'll have trouble. I've applied to lawns at 2# of N/M without damage...

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    only damage you may have is in your time doing the mowing twice a week

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