Liquid Applicator

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by jabbo, Jul 14, 2014.

  1. jabbo

    jabbo LawnSite Member
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    What would be a good but not break the bank liquid rig for a homeowner that has around 50k of centipede??? I hate spreading gran because it always come out uneven...Thanks!
  2. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
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  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Arturf is right. A better spreader is probably the answer to your uneven problem with granular fertilizer. Adjust it for even distribution. And calibrate it carefully.
    Naturally, careful application is also important. I suggest measure out your swath width and place a marker at the proper distance to give you a target to shoot for. For example, place a tiny bit of shaving cream at exactly 8 foot intervals, across each end of the site.
    Actually, a foaming hand soap is better, as it disappears more quickly.
    A granular fertilizer designed especially for centipede is the best option. A soil test is a good idea--make sure your soil is not overly acidic.

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