Archive for July 2016

Professional Lawn Care with Nature Safe

Edited By Rick Geise, Fertilizer Division Manager Professional lawn care operators (LCO) are increasingly looking for alternatives to the traditional liquid and synthetic fertilizer programs they offer their customers. They cannot offer the same kind of programs that are offered by the big national companies and still earn a profit and retain customers from one…

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The Power of Organics

By Lou Newman, Southeastern Regional Manager Nature Safe not only formulates fertilizers for the professional sports turf, landscape and golf industries but we also sell extensively to the organic agriculture market. This organic segment of the overall value of all organic crops in the agriculture market has grown about 15-20% annually for the last decade.…

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Manure-Based Fertilizers: Store/Ship High in Transit

By Mike McCarthy, Western Regional Manager An interesting trivia tidbit was brought to my attention by Randy Waligura, President of Texana Seed Company, Nature Safe’s Ag distributor in Garwood, Texas. While building a strong agriculture base in the original 13 colonies, our forefathers realized the urgent need for fertilizer and the limited local sources available.…

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Protecting your Investment in Sand-Based Turf

Edited By Rick Geise, Fertilizer Division Manager Most new golf greens and tees are constructed with very porous root zones that are comprised primarily or entirely of sand and some golf course fairways have been plated with sand up to 12 inches thick. New athletic fields are also frequently made of sand. The reason that…

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Nature Safe Provides a Rich Source of Calcium

Edited By Rick Geise, Fertilizer Division Manager Calcium is an element that is often overlooked and misunderstood. In essence, it is the king of the elements. Plants need more calcium by weight and volume than any other element. Calcium is the key to building soil fertility. In many instances, calcium is thought of as merely…

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