Lesco Seed????

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by turf13, Jul 6, 2001.

  1. turf13

    turf13 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    I have been very satisfied with the service and products from Lesco? I am in NE Ohio and the one guy I work with primarily has been outstanding . I was buying off of a local competitor but I feel that Lesco fertilizer has gotten better results.But how is their seed? I have heard good things but I have never tried it . Please help!:confused:
  2. Craig Turf Management

    Craig Turf Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    I seed almost 100% turf type tall fescue, and I have reall good results with Lesco's TRANSITION BLEND. I use it almost exclusively, but I do have a few clients that insist upon using the REBEL products.
    I don't see much difference if any. I have great germination rate with the Trans. blend, there is very little weed content, and the price is right too.
    Bill Craig:cool:
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    I have used Green Valley Turf Farms Pro II & Valley Mix with good
    results. Kevin at Lesco asked me to give their seed a try so I did.
    It is priced about the same as Green Valley's seed and I have had
    some real nice looking turf useing Lesco's N.E. Ohio seed mix. Lesco products (i.e fertilizer, herbicides, etc.) have also given me great
    results. turf13 I would feel confident useing their seed. ED
  4. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    I'm same as Bill, I like the transition blend also, much better drought tolerant than Rebel in my opinion.

  5. Grasshog

    Grasshog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Lesco Transition Blend is great. Real good green color.

    last year I bought only the Gold bend. I couldnt tell any difference
    between the two. I dont think its worth the price upgrade.
  6. Craig Turf Management

    Craig Turf Management LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    I used a lot of the gold blend last fall, with no noticeable difference. I will stay with the transition blend this year, and save some money on seed.
    Bill Craig:cool:
  7. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,232

    Not trying to start a brand war here, but I did see the funniest thing last month. A Scott's lawncare guy was buying stuff from Lesco! :laugh:

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    no one mentioned eagle blend plus blue.....whats the difference?
  9. turf13

    turf13 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    Thanks for your help everyone! I was hoping for a few more "regional"responses namely about their blues&ryes.I wasn't expecting any local response{ejk2352}!! I appreciate all past and future responses.
  10. racerdave

    racerdave LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    Lesco good stuff Maynard!!:D

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