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Where do you buy large amounts of seed from?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MudslinginFX4, Aug 29, 2004.

  1. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    I'm looking around this year at different places for seed. Most of the yards I maintain are Fescue and Bermuda. Where do all of you get your seed from?
     
  2. Green Care

    Green Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    The one and only lesco.
     
  3. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,581

    I use Lesco Park & Athletic.. 50lb bag $80.00

    Best stuff I've ever used.. Zero weeds
     
  4. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,332

    I use Wetzel Seed Comapny, IKEX in Pittsburgh(new vendor for me) and Morgantown Ag. All can get me specific blends of what I need for each job in large quantities. A friend and fellow LCO blended a mix two summers ago that is really great for the lawns around here, and is sold thru the Morgantown Ag store here..A little pricey at $ 2.00 per pound, but when you want quality, price doesn't matter as much.
     
  5. broken leg

    broken leg LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    Jhon deer quatoted me 39 a 50 lesco in Raleigh has sold me trans. bled in the past 35 a 50 and I have good luck with it. We get a good deal on fertlizer from camp chem. in Roxsboro they custom blend what ever we want.
     
  6. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,170

    Thanks all. I've been using my local Lesco and can't really complain. I was just seeing what some of my other options were. Broken Leg, I think I've heard of that place in Roxboro, but not 100% sure.
     
  7. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 558

    lesco or john deere landscape are the cheapest ones around here......
     
  8. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,912

    Over the Internet ..... that's fore grass seed correct
     
  9. SWD

    SWD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 988

    I typically use Lesco for the better maintained turf stands. I have some accounts that oat planting would be an improvement over what the customer wants.
     
  10. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,903

    We use local seed suppliers and can get any custom blends we want.
     

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