St. Agustine Organic Maintence Schedule???

St. Agustine Organic Maintence Schedule???

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Lenlizza – posted 08 March 2004 08:11

We just bought a house and I want to start an organic program on our St. Augustine lawn. We live in north TX. I’ve found some schedules that are short and to the point….but they’re non-organic. example…http://www.teasnursery.com/LawnCareSchedule.htmAnyone know of a concise organic schedule?Thanks!

svcrawf72 – posted 08 March 2004 13:05

Try this site it should help but I am in the same boat, I am just going to follow the info from this site… what do you think?


Lenlizza – posted 09 March 2004 08:29

Thanks for the link, but this is Scott’s / Orthos site, and isn’t organic.Thanks anyway.

Anyone know of a link to an organic schedule?Things like cornmeal..compost…lava sand ect..

Dchall_San_Antonio – posted 14 March 2004 15:32

Here’s my schedule

Valentine’s Day – corn meal and/or alfalfa pellets at 10-20 pounds per 1,000 square feet.

Memorial Day – repeat

4th of July – repeat

Labor Day – repeat

General maintenance for St Aug is this:1. Water deeply and infrequently. During the cooler months, water monthly. During the hottest part of summer, water weekly. When I water I water for over an hour in each zone.

2. Mow it at the highest setting on your mower and never change that.

3. Follow my fertilizing plan. For Dallas you can move the Valentine’s Day application to St Patrick’s Day.

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