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Too late for winterizer fert apps??

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by W.L.S.27, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. W.L.S.27

    W.L.S.27 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 195

    I just started doing fert apps this season... its probably a stupid question to some of you more advanced applicators but i was just wondering if it was too late to put down some sort of winterizer. Any comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    -Chris Dagenais
    Wheaton Landscape Specialists
  2. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 688

    if the property warrants it, then yes. If you have new seed down and growing, then some fert will be required to help them through till goes dormancy and when it warms in the spring. Not to break balls, but if people have subscribed to your program, then the answer is up to you and you should have the answer.JMO
  3. Mscotrid

    Mscotrid LawnSite Bronze Member
    from USA
    Messages: 1,456


    Cool season turf spread away
    Warm season turf, more than likely in Illinois to late in the season.

    I have spread lawns in NE, KS and MO into December with excellent results the following year.
  4. boats47

    boats47 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 244

    According to University of RI the lastest you should put winter fert down for zone 6 is OCT 15. I more info you want just email me
  5. billsdepot

    billsdepot LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    Hi W.L.S. I am a neighbor of yours in Streamwood. It is too late now.
  6. camden

    camden LawnSite Member
    from SC
    Messages: 13

    When this was posted it was not to late, yes, now it is to late.

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