Super Juice Fertilizer Information

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Lots of questions… Lots of answers. … The basic of using Super Juice.

Fertilizer Schedule for Dummies (Dummy being Doc)

1- Very early spring we use SuperJuice in the 14-2-4 ratio and spray every 2-3 weeks.  If your lawn is weak, you can spray every 1-2 weeks. Daily high temps in the 60s. Wait on any granulars. You’ll be scalping, there will be heavy rains, etc, etc.

2- Spring, apply the new PGF granular fertilizer (available soon on Amazon)  once daytime temps start hitting the 70s. Keep applying Super Juice every 2-3 weeks in the 14-2-4 ratio. Note: The new PGF is a golf course quality, professional, slow release, non-organic, fertilizer.

3- Late Spring, temps are starting to hit in the 80s, you have slow release PGF down that is working, just keep spraying Super Juice.

4- Early summer, daytime temps are constantly in the 80s, now is the time to put down the → Innova Organic. (The heavier the better)  It CAN NOT BURN YOUR LAWN. It is a safe, soy based product and we’ve learned the more you put down the better.

5- Summer, temps hitting the 90s constantly. Go swimming.  If you have some nice weather patterns move in, feel free to hit the lawn with Super Juice in the 7-1-2 ratio.

6- Early fall, temps dropping back to the 80s, heavy heat and droughts are gone. Apply a light coat of the PGF ( 1/2 strength) and start spraying with Super Juice again. Keep spraying every 2-3 weeks until the first freeze is about 30 days away.

Q&A

How many POUNDS of nitrogen do I need to put down on my lawn?

Doc hates the POUND lingo…. most lawns need less than people use, especially if spoon feeding with Super Juice and using Humic DG to improve the soil . Example: In 2018 Doc applied 8 treatments of Super Juice to his lawn and two treatments of Organic. The TOTAL pounds of nitrogen for the ENTIRE YEAR was approx .88 pounds per 1000 sq ft.  That’s POINT… 88 pounds to have a golf course quality lawn.

super juice treated lawn

Do I have to wait before spraying Super Juice if I put down other fertilizers?

No, spray at anytime it is very mild. Spray it ANY TIME… with any other product.

How much water do I use when I mix it?

14-2-4 ratio = 1 cup treats 1500 sq ft    ////   7-1-2 ratio = 1 cup treats 3000 sq ft
(The amount of WATER used is irrelevant)
Focus on the amount of dry mix per 1000 sq ft.

The amount of water is really not a concern. The only thing you need to regulate is the amount of DRY MIX. Use enough water to apply that amount of dry mix. Example: One gallon of  WATER with 3 cups of dry mix is the SAME… as 2 gallons of water with 3 cups of dry mix. As along as ALL that water and mix combined is applied to the same sq ft of lawn.

Can it be used on “X” type of grass?

It can be used on ANY type of grass. Period.

Is it safe around pets and kids?

Read the label, there’s nothing in it that is considered “toxic” or dangerous, and the amount used is VERY light. No worries.

 

If you want to ask a SUPER JUICE question, ask below.

NON Super Juice questions will not be allowed here.

 

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Paul D
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Paul D

Hey Doc enjoy the videos/site. Curious if super juice can be applied as is, dry, just before it rains? Any benefit to both spraying per schedule but also lay it down dry as you would do w Milo or the new PG organic. Thanks
Doug

Nick K
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Nick K

Can I add super juice to my big 200 gallon spray tank?

Naomi
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Naomi

I have 1/2 an acre (roughly 22,000 sq ft). According to my calculations I would need around 5 cups to apply in the 14-2-4 ratio. But in your video you said 1 cup treats 15,000sq ft. Could you clarify this for me?

Nick
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Nick

I placed an order for both the super juice and Andersons preimmergent. I will be receiving the super juice before the Andersons pre immergent (1week). Is it an issue to apply the juice 1 week prior to the preimmergent or is that ok?

Thanks,
Nick

Ben
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Ben

14-2-4 ratio would be 1 cup of superjuice with one gallon of water, right? I’m likely the stupid one. 🤫

Chris
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Chris

Hey Doc great site/videos thanks for all the great information you provide my question is can I use super juice on my vegetable garden too and if so would I use it every 2 weeks as well

Joe
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Joe

With super juice being applied as a liquid, Should I be concerned about super juice staining my concrete surfaces if I happen to get some on them while applying to my lawn?

Stewart D Koch
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Stewart D Koch

Hey Doc – Should superjuice be applied prior to scalping or wait until after lawn has been scalped to start the fertilizer program?

Brad B
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Brad B

Doc, can you explain the 14-2-4 ratio and the 7-1-2 ratio. How many cups of super juice for each.

H Bain
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H Bain

Are there any Amino Acids in Super Juice?

dave
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dave

will this ever be available on amazon uk?

Wayne Macdonald
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Wayne Macdonald

I’ve been watch all you video I went on to amazon and says no dealer or is it don’t ship to Canada been trying for. While now would love to try it out and add it to my service in my lawncare business

Edward Carelli
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Edward Carelli

Hi Doc,
Lot’s of good info, thanks. I have a hose sprayer with a dial for product flow. I am using SJ for the first time and not quit sure where to set the dial?The highest dilution rate is 8oz. Per gallon. I have approx. 10,00 sf. Thanks in advance.

Ryan
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Ryan

If you only applied .88 lbs per thousand in total nitrogen for the entire year, do you think you would have seen the same results with a cheaper product and why?

Thomas F Eason
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Thomas F Eason

Doc, great information, keep it up. My situation is I have a mix of KBG and rye grass. My question is how long, after mixing the super juice will it maintain its working properties? If I mix too much or wish to mix some ahead of time, how long will it keep?Thanks

Gavin
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Gavin

Can super juice be used on a newly seeded lawn to improve the chances of seed germination or will humic do that job?

Dave Y
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Dave Y

Doc I have a fescue lawn and bought super juice. Would you push the cool season lawn in the spring and fall with a 14-2-4 mix or only in the spring like a warm season lawn?

Andy
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Andy

This works same for kbg lawns ?

Ruben
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Ruben

Hey. Doc im located in California with the yard size close to 2000sq ft front and back. Please let me know if I got this right. If I mix 1 1/4 cup of super juice into 1 gal of water and fill up 4 of the 32oz spray bottles. I would be using 2 3/4 in front grass area and 1 1/4 on the back side? Front is about 1150sq ft and back is about 779sq ft

Randy Jensen
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Randy Jensen

Hey Doc,
Love your page and vids. Been struggling with my Bermuda being green and weed free. Feeling good about this year. So in to my question. Seen someone asked about super juice in the garden. You going the same rate as on the lawn. What about adding some in a watering can. To do potted flowers and around palm trees.

doug
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doug

Hey Doc, my bag of super juice and the spray bottles with dye you recommend arrive today. Just south of Atlanta where it’s been in the 60’s and 70’s this weekend, the Bermuda is still brown, too early to use SJ this weekend or can I do the first application and push every two weeks from here on out?
Thanks
Doug

Steve
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Steve

Hey Doc, I live in the Phoenix area which doesn’t get a whole lot of mentions. Obviously the dates for applying various items don’t match up with my temps. Should I be focusing instead on the temperatures you mention?
Thanks for all you do!

Justin
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Justin

When do you think the new PGF fertilizer will be available for purchase?

Daniel
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Daniel

Hey Doc, I just moved into a new home last year and I did soil test this winter. My phosphorus levels came back very high. 1900 lbs per thousand! Super juice has a small amount of phosphorus. In my case would you recommend super juice for my lawn?

Darren
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Darren

Hey Doc, I’m a little late to the program and therefore still struggling with weeds. Right now I have a bumper crop of chickweed and hairy bittercress which I will address with my fall preemergent. For now, should I wait until the warm weather kills off the weeds before applying Super Juice?

Justin J
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Justin J

Thank you for all your help, Doc! During summer, if you’re expecting 10+ days of no rain, would you recommend watering the 1″/week all at once on one day, or over multiple days? I’ve heard 1 day helps roots grow deeper, but I know when you went on vacation in the past, you set your sprinklers to water lightly every day to avoid burnout. Thanks again for your time and dedication!

Justin
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Justin

My bermuda hasnt started growing yet, just weeds. Put down SJ now before the bermuda even starts?? And is pre-emergent a weed preventer of sorts? Just trying to get my definitions right (in my mind). Thanks for your videos. I want a great lawn but didnt have a gameplan before watching your videos.

Justin J
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Justin J

A neighbor of mine mentioned something about a root growth stimulator (RGS)? I haven’t heard of it at all, and was curious if you thought it would be worth adding to the the regimen?

Edward Carelli
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Edward Carelli

Hi Doc,

Can Super Juice be used to fertlize flowers, schrubs, and bushes as well as lawn?

Chris
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Chris

I am going to overseed a very bare part of my Bermuda lawn. I was going to put granular fertilizer on top of that and supplement with SJ. Should I immediately spray the SJ on top of the granular and seed or wait some time? Thanks and I can’t wait to turn my horror show lawn around with your videos guidance.

Jason
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Jason

Hey Doc, I’m out in Central Texas & I have already done 2x treatments of SJ in the past 2 weeks and already seeing new growth here https://ibb.co/HgDWyf7

Would it be ok to do 2x SJ treatments per week or would that be pushing it too much?

I have spots closer to the back patio that is just dirt & thin. Any ideas on how to bring that section back? Here is what it currently looks like https://ibb.co/VTs7myY

Aaron
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Aaron

Doc,
I have a small lawn due to having more landscaping. How much sj should I use for 250sq ft lawn? Thanks,

Ron
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Ron

What kind of treatment would you suggest for Florida lawns,Mostly sand.

Leo
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Leo

How long should I wait to water in the SJ after the application.

Tiju Abraham
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Tiju Abraham

How many ounces do you put down with a hose end sprayer?

Jason Erben
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Jason Erben

Hey Doc, I sprayed SJ on my lawn yesterday, when can I mow? Thanks in advance!

James Carpenter
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James Carpenter

Can super juice burn my Bermuda lawn?

Edward Carelli
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Edward Carelli

Hi Doc, I used Super Juice today for the first time. I made a gallon too much, can I store it for the next use in 3 to 4 weeks. Or, will it lose its potency? Thanks for your help.

Edlin
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Edlin

Hi Doc, thanks for all you do. My question about the. Super juice is using the sprayer you recommend how long does a full bottle last or how much SF you can cover with one full bottle? I don’t have a big lawn everything total about 4500sf. I did the 3 cups with 2 gallons of water and It seams like it take a long time to go through one full bottle. Am I doing something wrong? Your help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Kevin B
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Kevin B

Can you add 2,4-D to the super juice mixture? I’m experienced with SJ, and the lawn is gorgeous, but we have an outbreak of ‘Aster’ (in the bad part) apparently, and want to kill it as I feed the good areas 🙂

LeaB
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LeaB

What is the stability of super juice once mixed with water?

Brandon
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Brandon

Hey doc, can I apply super juice in a 15 gallon boom sprayer equipped with 3 floodjet nozzles? I have roughly a half acre yard, part zoysia and the rest common bermuda. Aside of granular fertilizers, all of my herbicides, pre & post, plus liquid iron, I have always applied with my boom sprayer setup with sufficient water. When dealing with a larger yard, boom spraying makes it quite easier than water hoses and bottles. What do u recommend? Can I apply that way, with sufficient water, and get good results? Thanks for your time, and your videos, knowledge, and… Read more »

Mike
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Mike

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