Overseed or turf paint: How do golf courses save thousands of dollars?
Endurant Turf Colorant is saving golf course superintendents thousands of dollars compared to overseeding. Take a look at the breakdown on savings using Endurant organic pigment below.
Endurant turf paint is an organic pigment made with binders chosen specifically for excellent adherence to turfgrass. Learn more about Endurant Turf Colorant here (www.TurfPaint.net). Have actively growing grass, consider Endurant TE, when applied to non-dormant grass, for Endurant paint plus turf enhancer with added plant and soil nutrition. Call Geoponics to order or learn more from our turf colorant specialist 1-877-ECO-GROW.
Endurant’s specially formulated binders ensure the color remains full and rich, providing a natural-looking green that is consistent and long-lasting. It doesn’t fade to blue like the competitors’ paint.
Endurant’s visual appeal is unmatched by any other brand on the market. Furthermore, superintendents share other reasons they choose Endurant over the leading brands here. (among them is that Endurant does not cause damage to sprayers nor require a special sprayer like other brands).
Endurant line of pigment is suitable for use over a wide range, including, but not limited to: golf course tees, greens and fairways; athletic fields; parks, common areas and lawns. Mulch, pinestraw, sand and pond colorants are available.
Here are a few of the top benefits of Endurant turf colorant in a nutshell:
- Realistic green color
- Green to green transition (you don’t see a line where the paint ends)
- Environmentally responsible (no harsh chemicals, Endurant is organic, saves water)
- Equipment-friendly (doesn’t cost thousands in repair the way other leading brands have nor require special sprayers)
- Fast and easy cleanup
- Safe for pets, children, players, turfcare providers & wildlife (More here.)
Here is how a superintendent can save about $15,000:
Example overseeding costs on 35 acres of fairways
Seed: 400 lbs/ acre @ $1.10/ lb. = $15,400
Prep & Seed: 45 hours/ labor @ $8.50/ hr. = $382.50
Fertilizer: 175 bags/ app. @ $22/ bag X 3 apps. = $11,550
Fert. Labor: 3 people/ 6 hrs. @ $8.50/ hr X 3 apps. = $459
Fert. Fuel: 15 gal. / app. @ $3.70/ gal. X 3 apps. = $166.50
Mow Labor: 2 people/ 6 hrs. @ $8.50/ hr X 30 mows = $3,060
Mow Fuel: 16 gal./ mow @ $3.70/ gal. X 30 mows = $1,776
Total Overseed Cost: $32,794 or $939.97/ acre (NOT INCLUDING THE HIGH WATER COSTS OF OVERSEED)
Example painting costs using Endurant on 35 acres of fairways
Endurant: 5 gal. / acre @ $50 gal. X 2 apps. = $17,500
Spraying: 1 person, 16 hours @ $12.50/ hr X 2 apps. = $400
Total Endurant Cost: $17,900 or $511.43/ acre
Total Savings: $14,894 or $425.54/ acre (NOT INCLUDING WATER SAVINGS)