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what would be a good four step program that is all oranic?

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by northwest lawn, Sep 27, 2005.

  1. northwest lawn

    northwest lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 196

    looking for a four step program to use that is strictly organic any advice is appreciated
  2. nocutting

    nocutting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Hello,.......may need to have a few custom options on that 4-step program?....but if I was gonna start that way, I guess I'd go with 1] spring-april-may , 2]early summer late may-june, 3]late summer july -aug, 4]Fall sept-oct ........1 & 4 are definately fertilizer, 2 & 3 can be fert & or compost teas.........options needed are, soil testing, slit seeding, benificial release for grubs [ 2 apps], soil amendments.....dont even think about corn gluten for crab grass till you have addressed the re-seeding issue..........Seeding is formost the most important issue for an organic program, you need to incorporate grass enhanced with endophyte [ this repells surface feeding insects like chinch bugs and web worm],,,,,,dwarf type tall fescuse are what will reduce your weed populations...........feel free to ask, info is cheap.....regards Saxon :waving: :cool2:
  3. Microbe

    Microbe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 172

    I'd have to say that last post by nocutting makes a tremendous amount of sense.... I think u should start charging for info :)
  4. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    Exactly what part made sense??
  5. green_mark

    green_mark LawnSite Senior Member
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