Leaf collector mower attachment. FrontMount™ PowerVac™ Collection Systems

FrontMount™ PowerVac™ Collection Systems

With a PowerVac™ Collection System for your Grasshopper zero-turn mower, you’re getting the most powerful, maneuverable and efficient leaf-collecting, grass-catching and debris-removing equipment available for turf. Built on more than 50 years of airflow research, PowerVac™ Collection Systems deliver a professional, finished look every time you mow.

Every PowerVac™ features a deck-driven vacuum that will make a clean sweep through virtually any lawn debris, removing wet grass and high-moisture leaves, pine straw, dethatching debris, small sticks, seed pods and acorns, paper, litter and tough weeds. Simply adjust your mowing speed to your conditions for one-pass perfection every time.

The force of the cutting blades discharges clippings and debris directly into the trash-ingesting steel impeller. The vac-driven impeller reduces and compacts debris in the vacuum collector, so you’ll enjoy clog-free performance, even in wet, lush conditions, to leave a manicured look that will turn even the pickiest neighbors green with envy. Collectors are rear-mounted to retain the mower’s zero-turn maneuverability.

Grasshopper’s exclusive Quik-D-Tatch® Vac system allows quick conversion to side discharge or Down Discharge™ mulching in seconds without tools, and can be reinstalled just as easily, making PowerVac™ perfect for commercial operators servicing multiple accounts.

Explore the range of collector sizes and configurations available for your FrontMount™ PowerVac™ collection system.

PowerVac™ Mesh Bag Collectors

Twin or triple 4-cu. ft. (113.5 L) reinforced PowerVac™ mesh bags easily slide in and out to empty grass clippings, leaves and debris collected while mowing. Bags are made from UV-tolerant, commercial-grade, rip- and tear-resistant mesh fabric, and feature lift-up covers and protective steel side shields to guard bags from abrasions.

Model 8F. Features twin 4-cu.-ft. (113.5 L) slide-in mesh bags and a reinforced fabric top for an 8-cu.-ft. total capacity, and is compatible with 600 and 700 Series Grasshopper FrontMount™ zero-turn mowers.

Model 8HT. Features twin 4-cu.-ft. (113.5 L) slide-in mesh bags and a hinged fabricated metal top for an 8-cu.-ft. total capacity, and is compatible with 600 and 700 Series Grasshopper FrontMount™ zero-turn mowers.

Model 12F. Features triple 4-cu.-ft. (113.5 L) slide-in mesh bags with a reinforced fabric top for a 12-cu.-ft. total capacity, and is compatible with all Grasshopper FrontMount™ zero-turn mowers.

Model 12HT. Features triple 4-cu.-ft. (113.5 L) slide-in mesh bags with a hinged fabricated metal top for a 12-cu.-ft. total capacity, and is compatible with all Grasshopper FrontMount™ zero-turn mowers.

PowerVac™ Metal Hopper Collectors

Metal PowerVac™ hoppers feature tapered bottoms to compact collected debris and speed emptying. Metal hoppers can be emptied from the operator’s seat with power- or lever-actuated controls for productive, uninterrupted mowing and removal of grass, leaves and debris.

Model 15B. Features a 15-cu.-ft. (424.8 L) capacity metal hopper with a lever actuator for easy emptying. Compatible with all 600, 700 and 900 Series FrontMount(tm) zero-turn mowers.

Model 25. Features a fixed-mount, 25-cu.-ft. (708 L) capacity metal hopper with a lever actuator for easy emptying. Compatible with all Grasshopper 700 and 900 Series FrontMount™ zero-turn mowers.

Model 15B HighLift™ Metal Hopper Collector

The HighLift™ 15B allows operators to raise and extend the collector behind the power unit to empty the hopper onto a truck bed or over trailer sidewalls and other elevated spaces without leaving the operator’s seat.

The 15-cu.-ft. HighLift™ 15B collector offers infinitely variable emptying positions up to a maximum clearance height of 72 inches and extends up to 34 inches behind the power unit, controlled by a joystick mounted to the right steering lever. The two-part, upper and lower hose system forms a debris-free seal when collecting and easily separates when lifting the hopper.

The fully fabricated hopper features a tapered bottom that compacts debris for continued productivity with fewer stops, while specially designed Debris Xpel™ arms inside the hopper facilitate easy discharge of compacted debris.

Remote Vac™

PTO-driven Remote Vac™ mounts in place of the deck on FrontMount™ power units for easy cleanup in hard-to-reach areas. A flexible, 12-foot, 6-inch-diameter hose with a hand-held swiveling nozzle rotates 360 degrees to vacuum leaves and debris for easier handling, depositing them into the PowerVac™ collector.

Grass Collection

Our grass collection accessories are built to stand up to hard use season after season. They’re engineered to fit Wright mowers as well as other professional brands.

Origins of the Grass Gobbler Before Bill Wright invented the first stand-on mower, the Stander, he invented and began manufacturing welded steel grass catchers that could withstand the rigors of commercial use.

Grass Gobbler™

With a simple all-steel construction, the Grass Gobbler has proven itself to be the most durable catcher ever made.

  • Designed for continuous airflow and high-density packing
  • Durable all steel construction
  • Available in small (2.0 cu. ft.), regular (3.3 cu. ft.) and jumbo (4.3 cu. ft.) capacities
  • Fits most professional brands

Use the chart below to find which Grass Gobbler is compatible with your mower.

For a more detailed chart and with listings of older mowers, go to the ‘Gobbler Identification Chart’ in the Accessory Parts Usage Charts Section below.

Leaf Gobbler™

WrightVac™ Powered Bagger

The Ultimate Bagger for the Ultimate Mower. The WrightVac system is designed to meet the demanding needs you face everyday as a professional landscaper. Our goal was to create a bagger system to match the performance of the mower. This means the WrightVac was engineered to produce enough airflow to prevent clogging even when mowing at max speed of 13mph; which makes it ideal for both the ZX series and the ZK.

In addition, the WrightVac shares the same heavy-duty low low-maintenance elements as the ZXT resulting in a truly commercial-grade powered bagger.

  • The kit includes: Blower, 3 Bin Bagger, Front Hitch-Receiver and Weight Kit
  • Deck compatible Belt kit to be purchased separately
  • WrightVac’s purchased same date or later than ZXT, will share mower warranty
  • Holds up to 12 bushels of grass

Use the table below to get the correct Wright part numbers.

Powered Grass Collection System

Designed specifically for Wright Z and ZTO models, the powered grass collection system holds up to 8 bushels for 48” models, 12 bushels for 61” models, and your choice of 8 or 12 bushel systems for 52” models. The rear wheel motors can be moved fore and aft to maintain proper weight balance.

  • Designed specifically for Wright Z and ZTO models
  • Rear wheel motors can be moved fore and aft to maintain proper weight balance
  • Holds up to 8 bushels for 48” models, 12 bushels for 61” models, and your choice of 8 or 12 bushel systems for 52” models

The table below will give you the correct Wright part number based on your mower cutter deck.

Leaf Clearing Equipment

Leaf Clearing specially in the autumn can be a big task not only for the home owner but also for local authorities, golf courses, parklands, etc. A selection of our products will help with the maintenance of lawn areas such as leaf collectors​, garden vacuums, leaf sweepers and leaf blowers. Intended for use on lawn areas for the clearance of leaves, grass clippings and litter, these machines are available as manual, towed or trailed. Alternatively, other products from our range can also be used effectively for collecting leaves, grass and debris from lawns, such as our paddock cleaners and our paddock sweepers.

Leaf Sweeper

Wessex Leaf Sweeper Collector Specifications: Working width 1.2M. Overall width 1.85M. Hopper capacity 0.7m³ (approx). Weight 290Kg.

Leaf Blower

Model FGLB​​The towed leaf blower moves leaves in bulk getting them ready for collection. The leaf blower in effect, replaces a manual rake making it simple to move leaves from flower beds, edges of drives and pathways. A hand conversion handle is supplied as standard with this leaf blower​.​Specifications: Engine: 9.0Hp Honda Petrol Engine, manual start.Wheels: Pneumatic, c/w bearings, 15/600/6.Fan Diameter: 600mm (24).Width: 750mm (30).Length: 1000mm (40)​.

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Lawn Sweeper/Leaf Collector TS98

Model FGTS98 ​ This robust leaf sweeper will withstand prolonged heavy use. A differential mechanism on the brushes allows the leaf sweeper to be manoeuvred into tight corners without the wheels scuffing. The differential mechanism allows both ground wheels to drive the pick up brushes giving it superior sweeping power.The height adjustment is simple. The main drive is transmitted via metal gears. The large capacity solid plastic collector is rust proof and simple to use. Reversing into the tipping heap is easy with this unit as it only has two wheels in contact with the lawn. A useful collector’s sheet is supplied with the sweepers.Specifications:Overall width: 1300mm (51)Working width: 915mm (36)Length with tow bar: 1700mm (67)Weight: 78kg (171 lbs)Collector capacity: 270L

Professional Leaf Vacuum

Model FGPSUThis large unit will clear up large areas of lawns and leaves. The PSU fan unit with its powerful 9HP Honda engine is mounted onto a two-wheel chassis with an integral tow bar. The favourite way of using this leaf vacuum is to attach it to the rear of the leaf collector trailer. This leaf collector trailer can be supplied with a kit to modify your own trailer, or SCH will collect it and modify it for you. The discharge hose is attached to the rear of the collector trailer. The operator thus is able to suck up fallen leaves efficiently. A combined team of a driver and a vacuum operator can clear along drives and road edges at very impressive speeds.

The fan of this unit chops the leaves, greatly increasing the capacity of the collector meaning less empties per day. This leaf collector can be used in conjunction with a hand held blower, blowing out leaves from flower beds and awkward areas and then collecting them with the vacuum collector. The fan belt is driven and not fitted directly onto the crankshaft of the engine

FGPSU specifications: W1320mm (52.5)/L1500mm (60). Weight: 180kg Engine: 9HP Honda. Suction hose: 200mm (8) Discharge hose length: 1000mm (39). Suction hose length: 3M

Large Capacity Trailed Leaf Collector

Model FGTRCL​This large capacity leaf collector trailer from SCH can be towed behind a tractor and is described as twin cut. Tractors have a centre rear discharge, blowing the cut grass/leaves into a limited size collection hopper where frequent emptying is extremely time-consuming and frustrating.

The unit can collect large amounts in one fill, speeding up labour and saving costs. The powerful motorised fan mounted onto the front of the FGTRCL sucks up the green waste from the cutter deck and propels it into the trailer which has a low centre of gravity making it extremely stable even on hilly ground.​A deflector plate on the discharge shoot is adjustable for even loading of different materials. A web strap anchored at one end, when pulled, removes most of the waste from the unit via a large rear hinged tail gate. Wide profile pneumatic wheels greatly reduce markings on soft lawns and it can also be used on level tarmac and gravel surfaces. Side discharge cutter decks can be fitted with a ‘boot’ to accept the collection hose.

Specifications: Collector size W890mm (35)/H1120mm (44)/L1580mm (62). Overall Length: 3050mm (120). Blower Diameter: 530mm (21). Engine Size: Honda 5.5Hp. Suction/delivery hose: 200mm (8)

Wandering Hose

​Model FGTRCLHDetails​ Wandering Hose for use with Large Capacity Trailed Collector (TRCL) and Professional Leaf Vacuum (PSU).

Hard Surface Towed Sweeper

Model FGHST98​This sweeper benefits from a sprung floor, to allow the sand to flow back through the base of the hopper and at the same time collecting debris such as leaves and twigs. A differential mechanism on the brushes allows the unit to be manoeuvred in tight corners without the wheels scuffing; height adjustment is simple. Both wheels drive the pick up brushes giving excellent sweeping power.The main drive of this unit is transmitted via metal gears. A cover plate is supplied with each machine to cover the mesh floor in sweeping operations where all debris is required to be collected. (Please see pictures).Specifications: Overall width: 1350mm (51).Working width: 915mm (36).Weight: 78kg.Collector capacity: 270L.

Towable Leaf Collector

Model FGPSUFT​This version of the PSU leaf sweeper is supplied on a 2-wheel chassis having suspension units and required lighting. The hand held suction nozzle is fitted to a 3M long, 200mm diameter hose. The discharge is via a metal tube with a swivel base to allow the direction to be altered. The discharge head is also adjustable. A jockey wheel and 50mm ball hitch is fitted to this leaf sweeper as standard. The fan belt is driven and not fitted directly onto the crankshaft of the leaf sweeper engine.Specifications:Brand: SCH SuppliesEngine: Honda 9Hp Propulsion: Towed​ Hose: 3M long x 200mm diameter Hitch: 50cm ball hitch standard Warranty: One year manufacturer’s warranty

Leaf sweeper Collector

Model EPBThis versatile unit, can be used for a multitude of tasks and will work well on lawns and paddocks as well as on hard surfaces such as car parks and drives. When used on lawn or paddock areas, the prompt removal of droppings and debris will encourage the growth of healthy grass, whilst maintaining the grass free from diseases. This unit has four rows of height adjustable brushes which rotate at variable speed, collecting the waste into its rear rust-proof collector. This machine runs on a Honda engine and has a speed control gear box with centrifugal clutch which stops the powered brushes from revolving when reducing the machine’s speed. Fitted with a 50mm ball tow hitch and replaceable brushes. ​ Specifications: Engine: Honda 5.5Hp Propulsion: TowedOverall width: 1350mm (51). Working width 900mm (35.5) Hitch: 50cm ball hitch standard. Clevis or tongue hitches optional. Collector capacity: 270L Weight: 190kg

Riding Mower Attachments (what to own, what to avoid)

If you have a riding mower you probably either own attachments or are considering purchasing some. In today’s article I’ll talk about some of the most common riding mower attachments and I’ll discuss which ones are worth owning.

The reality is that some equipment is essential and well worth the investment and the space it will occupy in your garage or storage shed, but other riding mower add-ons simply won’t be used often enough to justify the purchase (you can spend that money better elsewhere).

I’ll go through everything you need to know here so you can make the best decisions when upgrading your mowing equipment.

First Thing’s First – Sizing Compatibility

Before you buy any attachments for your riding mower, make sure that they are compatible with the model you own.

You wouldn’t believe how many people email me asking why the attachment they purchased didn’t fit … well, it’s built for a different mower!

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Why Upgrade Your Riding Mower with Attachments?

One of the main purposes of getting attachments for a riding mower is to help the mower do more than just cut grass.

But more generally, we buy lawn equipment to make our life easier, and to accelerate the pace at which we can complete lawn care projects around the house.

Less time working on the lawn, more time enjoying the lawn. That’s the goal, right?

There are many different functions your mower can fulfill if you have the right attachments for it.

In many cases, whether an attachment is worthwhile for you will depend on the size of your property (how large it is). For example, a lawn sweeper will probably only be useful if you have an especially large area. If you don’t, it probably won’t be worth the cost and the trouble of having to store it.

Keep in mind that many of these attachments are quite large, so unless you have unlimited storage space, you will usually need to pick and choose, purchasing only the attachments that are specifically best for you.

If you have a zero-turn riding (ZTR) mower, you will find there is a more limited selection of attachments available than you might find for garden tractors and lawn tractors.

Now, let’s get into the nitty gritty.

Riding Mower Attachments

Here’s a list of some of the most popular and useful attachments for riding mowers (in no particular order).


You can get aerator attachments for your riding mower that will give your lawn the aeration it needs.

Aeration helps prepare your lawn for fertilization and reseeding. It is process in which small holes are put in the ground, allowing for better air circulation and water and fertilizer penetration. This will make your grass roots stronger and healthier.

Buying an aerator attachment for your mower is a good investment in most cases. It will mean you always have an aerator on hand whenever you want to aerate your lawn during the course of the year. And the ability to purchase this attachment is one key advantage to riding mowers (it’s not an option on a walk-behind mower).

Aerator attachments vary in size, with between 40 and 48 inches in width being very common. Keep this in mind when planning where you will store it in your garage.

Aerator attachments for riding mowers can vary quite a bit in cost. They generally range from around 100 or 150 to 750. I like and recommend this model from Agri-Fab. It’s 48 inches wide and does a nice job.

In this article I compare spike vs plug aerators, to help you determine which style tow-behind aerator may be best for you.


A bagger is a very common mower attachment. This is a useful attachment, as it makes collecting lawn clippings very easy.

You can get baggers in different sizes, including 9-bushel triple baggers and 6-bushel twin baggers. When deciding on what size of attachment to get, consider the size of your lawn.

Bagger attachments can be rather large. For example, it may be about 42 inches X 46 inches. You will need to find storage space for this, so plan this out before making your purchase.

These attachments can sometimes be quite expensive as well. In some cases, they can be as much as 500 or more, and in my experience many people are frustrated by the capacity of the leaf baggers they get from the manufacturer … it never seems like enough.

When a Simple Bagging Attachment Isn’t Enough

I have large maple trees on my property which drop a ton of leaves, and while I usual mulch and bag with my self-propelled Honda mower, I borrowed my dad’s rig one year and he has a large lawn tractor leaf bag like this one on Amazon which fits over his factory leaf bagger attachment. It allowed me to clear my front and back yard of leaves in a snap.

As long as you’re strong enough to muscle the full bag, it’s a great way to super-charge your leaf clean up, and I recommend looking into something like that if leaf clean up is a big job at your home.

If you don’t have a very large lawn, buying a bagger attachment is probably a waste of money for you – you may be better served by investing in a quality leaf blower that will take up less space (and is much more fun to use).

There are a lot of good backpack blowers on the market, but I’ve only used my PB-770T from Echo (Amazon link) because it has never given me reason to use anything else. I can recommend that model if you’re in the market for a backpack blower and are having trouble choosing one.

Lawn Roller

A lawn roller attachment is useful for getting your lawn back into shape after the winter. It will even out any parts of the ground that have been damaged in the cold weather.

The roll of a lawn roller is filled with sand or water to give it the necessary weight to press down and level your lawn as you drive across it. I generally recommend using water as you can empty it out when you’re finished (making the roller lightweight and easy to handle as you put it away.

If you ever need to put down sod, you can use the lawn roller to get your ground prepared and even for this process. You can also use it for tasks such as pressing seeds you have planted deeper into the soil to ensure good soil-to-seed contact for optimum germination.

There are lawn rollers available with different abilities and in different sizes. I use this one from Brinly by pushing it across my lawn, but it has a tow option as well. I love that it will work as a walk-behind roller or as an attachment for your riding lawn mower. There are always some areas of your property that are tough to get to on a riding mower while towing a piece of equipment.


A dethatcher attachment is a fantastic attachment to have if you ever need to dethatch your lawn.

Dethatching is a process in which you remove matted grass and other kinds of debris from your lawn. This is essential for new growth to take place, and when you dethatch just prior to overseeding you’ll see great results.

Using a dethatcher attachment will make the dethatching process easy and a lot less effort than it would be otherwise. You will be able to get rid of barriers that are stopping your lawn from getting all the nutrients, water, and air it needs.

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A dethatcher attachment is quite large (for example, about 40 inches wide), and it’s a bit unwieldly because of its design, but there are a few options which are better than anything else you’ll find out there.

Check out my list of the best lawn dethatchers – there are three tow-behind models that stand out as being great options.

Disc Harrow

A disc harrow is ideal for getting your garden beds ready for replanting. You can also use it to break up hard ground to begin a new garden.

Having a disc harrow attachment will come in handy when you want to prepare your garden beds for replanting. It’s also useful for breaking up hard ground when you want to start a new garden, or complete a lawn renovation by killing your existing lawn and starting over.

Truth be told, this isn’t an attachment you’ll want unless you have a very large garden area, but it’s worth including in the list because it can save time and prevent you from wrestling with a rototiller.


We should all regularly fertilize our lawns in order to keep them healthy and beautiful. If you have a large lawn (which you probably do as you have a riding mower), it might be a good idea to buy a spreader attachment (you can see my favorite one right here).

An example of a spreader attachment is a tow-behind broadcast spreader. Using a spreader attachment will make it much easier for you to fertilize your lawn whenever you do so during the year. You can also spread good seed over your lawn, spread lime, iron, and other soil amendments with this attachment, making it a solid investment.

Spreader attachments come in different sizes, some of which are smaller than other kinds of riding mower attachments. Agri-Fab makes a good one.


If you live in a region that gets a lot of snow in the winter, it might be worth your while to get a snow blower attachment for your riding mower. This will make it easy to plow through all the snow that collects on your property.

You will be grateful you have this the next time you need to clear a driveway or pavement, and this is one attachment that can really extend the value of your riding mower, making it a year-round asset to your property.

Snowblower attachments are just as large as many other riding mower attachments, and they can be quite heavy, but if you live in a northern climate and have a large driveway it’s worth the cost and the space in your garage.

I can say from experience that if you’re buying a plow kit or snow blower for your lawn tractor it’s a good idea to invest in some snow chains for your tires as well. Most tires on riding mowers aren’t built for snow, and you’ll be frustrated with your investment unless you can get good traction. It’s worth the extra money. Measure your tires before you order, but these ones on Amazon will work for most riding mowers.


If you have a large property and spend long periods of time outside doing mowing, think about getting a canopy. A canopy attaches to your mower to give you shade from the sun, and usually can be attached to any mower with a roll bar.

The canopy attachments for many riding mowers are collapsible, so they don’t take up too much storage space, and if you leave it on your mower it doesn’t increase the footprint of your mower at all.

Most manufacturers will sell you a canopy and roll bar that’s made to fit with your mower, but there are third-party universal canopies like this one that may work for you as well.

Attachments I would Only Consider for Large Properties

The attachments below are usually only worth buying if you have quite an expansive property. Buying them if you only have a small lawn will most likely be a waste of money.

Trail Cutter or Trail Mower

A trail cutter or trail mower is really only worth considering if you have an extensive property.

This attachment will reduce the amount of time it takes to mow your grounds. You can also use it to clear paths through saplings and brush.

If you have any places that need heavy cutting power, a trail cutter or trail mower is a good investment. Swisher makes a solid one, which you can see demonstrated in the short video below from Piney Life:

A lawn sweeper attachment will gather leaves, pine needles, pine-cones, acorns, and other types of debris in your yard. You can also use it to sweep up grass clippings after you mow.

When the lawn sweeper gathers this debris, it uses a rotating sweeper brush to put it into a hopper bag. When you see that this bag is full, simply empty it.

You can find lawn sweepers in different sizes, but they do tend to require a decent amount of storage space.

The cost of a lawn sweeper can range from 150, for example, to 700. It’s probably not worth your while to buy a lawn sweeper if you don’t have a very large property.


Many riding mower owners like to have a cart attachment. You might call this a utility trailer or dump cart. You can use this kind of attachment for tasks such as hauling soil or garbage, garden tools, or mulch in your garden.

If you have a large property and do a lot of garden work, a cart attachment might be a good investment for you, but if you already have a wheelbarrow and don’t mind using it, you probably don’t need one.

Some carts are quite large and they have deep containers, meaning it might be challenging to store if you don’t have a large garage. If you’re interested in a good one, my dad owns the Agri-Fab 45-0101 (pictured), and he likes it.

Which Riding Mower Attachments Are Right for Your Lawn?

It depends.

It’s clear that the types of attachments that you should consider getting for your riding mower depend on the size of your property.

The type of soil that you have will also play a role, however.

If you have a sandy lot, you may not have to invest in an aerator. You may be better off investing in a spreader to easily top-dress with compost.

If your lot is heavy clay, than an aerator will be essential.

Big trees? Get the lawn sweeper – you’ll thank me every fall.

Another factor you need to consider before you purchase any riding mower attachment is storage space. Don’t put yourself in a situation where you have more attachments than you have places to put them. And be sure that you leave room in your garage to comfortably maintain your mower every spring (even if there isn’t room to park your car in there).

Nobody likes having a garage they can’t use.

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Sarah’s blog, Lawn Chick, is read by over 2 million homeowners each year and she is regularly cited as an expert source of lawn care knowledge by major publications. Her goal is to meet you where you are, and help you achieve a yard you’ll be proud of. Ready to take the next step toward improving your lawn? Grab her free lawn care cheat-sheet: What to Do When. Take the Guesswork Out of Lawn Care, or upgrade your garage by browsing her favorite DIY lawn care products.

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I was reading your April 2020 blog about Milo and Ironite….I couldn’t find anywhere to comment on that article. I wanted to ask you a question….in the article you say “I use Milorganite 4 times per year on my yard, and I supplement with a different iron supplement called Dr. Iron (Amazon link).” I was wondering HOW you supplement with Dr Iron….I do the same as you with Milo so WHEN and how much do you use Dr. Iron? Thank you….from one woman to another! Patti

Hi, Patti! Sorry about the comment situation – I’ll look into that and get it resolved this week. To your question – I do a soil test every spring and let those results guide me toward whether I need to do an Iron application in the spring (I usually choose to once every other year or so), and then I typically do one mid or late June because I have people over on the 4th of July and I want my lawn looking its best (that gives it time to take effect). Beyond that I might do it when my lawn starts to look a little tired, or if I’m having a party or gathering I apply it a few weeks beforehand to give it that nice dark green. There have been some years when I’ve just applied Dr. Iron with my Milorganite on every application and that has worked well too. If I’m applying that often I’d suggest using 1/2 the recommended quantity of Dr. Iron and just adjusting your spreader settings to reflect that and still get nice even coverage. If I’m doing the application at the same time as Milo I do them in two separate passes so I get nice even results and I don’t get clumps of Iron coming out here and there by mixing the two products. Hope this helps, and best of luck with your lawn this year! Thanks for visiting my blog.

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