Scotts Lawn Care

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Old Guy, Oct 1, 2002.

  1. Old Guy

    Old Guy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 59

    I aerated a lawn yesterday that had a Scotts Fert sign in the yard. The owner says that Scotts does their lawn but I must say, it really looked like crap - thin lawn although irrigated, weeds etc. Does anyone have experience with Scotts? What are they putting down - their five step stuff? Seems a shame to pay big buck to have a lawn like that. I'm sure pure neglect would do just as well.
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    The guy that owns the Scott's around this area (Saginaw, I think) does a pretty decent job. They use alot of N real early, so they have a quicker green than most others. (great marketing scheme) And their lawns are always quite dark. They never use Scott's fert, though.

    MATTHEW LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 665

    In my area, they use the Scotts "commercial" product. Fairly decent stuff. The thing is, the guy doesn't have a clue about agronomics.

    Some of the worst lawns I've ever seen had a Scotts flag in it.

    Shows you the sheer POWER of a name!
  4. hustlers

    hustlers LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 257

    their service around here sucks
    they do keep a nice dark green
    lawn as long as it had water
    or burnt.
    36-0-8 in the spring app
  5. Sad but, Amen!!!!
  6. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Sounds just like that other big company. What the name?...:p

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