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3 Applications or 5 Applications
What do you think is better to promote?

I do 3 using slow release Anderson products with a Winterizer as a option.
The big companies push 5 or 6.
I live in the midwest with all cool season grass.

I feel that it is much better for a timing standpoint,with the drought we had last it made no sense to me to do applications mid June-July.

I still put down the same amount of fertilizer but with 3 applications.
I always make sure my customers have good weed control and will go back if I need to.

What do you Pros think.

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3 Applications or 5 Applications
What do you think is better to promote?

I do 3 using slow release Anderson products with a Winterizer as a option.
The big companies push 5 or 6.
I live in the midwest with all cool season grass.

I feel that it is much better for a timing standpoint,with the drought we had last it made no sense to me to do applications mid June-July.

I still put down the same amount of fertilizer but with 3 applications.
I always make sure my customers have good weed control and will go back if I need to.

What do you Pros think.
4 its alwaays better 2 spring 2 fall 2 pre emergent and one winterizer difent number each aplicattion
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I think it probably varies a lot on local weather, grass types, available product, etc. I use SiteOne (used to be John Deere Landscapes) as my supplier and they have several programs built already and I pick which one works for me and my customer. They give me a schedule with all the chemical information, application rates, etc. The plan I am on is a 6 application, but they have a 5 application also.

If you are using a supplier built for landscaping companies and not Lowe's or something online, check with your supplier and see if they can help you build a plan for your area and needs.

*Edit* Just seen how old this post was, still might be useful though to others
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