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Soil analysis help

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by coolbrze, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. coolbrze

    coolbrze LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Messages: 133

    We did a soil sample on a clients yard, any help and/or recommendations w/ what it needs is greatly appreciated!
    Turf is Tall Fescue, Zone 7 (VA).


  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,725

    It appears you don't need phosphorus, or potassium. So...you fert of choice would be a sulfur coated or poly coated urea product. Methylene urea is also excellent. An organic waste product would also work fine--but would add too much phosphorus.

    Your soil is slightly acid--not a big concern.

    Your main problems will be the hot weather--and--the accompanying drought, crabgrass and weeds. In some cases fungus will be a major problem. Is this fescue? Bermuda? Varies?
  3. Alf1096

    Alf1096 LawnSite Member
    from TX
    Messages: 34

    On a side note where and how do you get soil samples done.
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  4. What depth was the sample taken?

    Did you tell the lab the depth?

    I would add some gypsum since ca is 62% bs and ph is a little high

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