1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, in the Franchising forum.

    Dismiss Notice

liquid lawn aeration

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by befnme, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

  2. yrdandgardenhandyman

    yrdandgardenhandyman LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 953

  3. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    It takes approx 2.5 billion lbs of organic material to convert one acre of regular soil into an organic soil. That 2.5 billion lbs of organic material will give you about 100,000 lbs of humis. Which is just enough material to obtain a 5% humis content in a 6 inch layer of one acre of soil. Do you really believe you can accomplish that with a jug of this solution.
  4. nocutting

    nocutting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

  5. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    There are hundreds, if not thousands of products on the market that are supposed to restore your soil to health. They all share a few similarities. They claim just use a gallon or bag or jug of their products and you will grow a bigger tomato, or have greener grass, blah, blah blah. The one thing none of those snake oil salesmen tell you is just what I posted above. A lot of the products could be great products if the slick salesman would just tell you the entire truth. Simply adding microbes to the soil, by their selfs, isn't going to do much for improving the soil. Microbes need a food source and dumping them on soil without any humis doom's them to a premature death. The average life span of all those microbes is only about 6 minutes anyways. Makes you wonder how they survived so long in that jug don't it.
  6. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 663

    If you want to aerify with liquid get a Toro Hydroject.

Share This Page