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Nitrogen content after first mowing?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by thegreenmachine, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. thegreenmachine

    thegreenmachine LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Trying to give customer advice on mowing after first growth is cut, and what fertilizer do you recommend? My partner wants to stay "safe" and just say 8-32-16, but I'm leaning towards 16-16-16 since the lawn is strong enough to cut. Any thoughts?

  2. thegreenmachine

    thegreenmachine LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Noticed lots of views but no replys...sorry if it's a stupid question but I had to ask it....
  3. Trevors Lawn Care

    Trevors Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,180

    its probably because most of us dont know what to recommend. I dont do fert. So i would be lying if i told you what to use. Most people that have looked at this so far probably dont even know what 16-16-16 means. I wouldnt have a couple months ago.

  4. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    The first thing we need to know is what type of grass it is and what the climate is like this time of year for your area. Here in NC, Im putting down 5-10-31 on tall fescue.

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