International agriculture

Hydroseeding
What is Hydroseeding
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Hydroseeding is a process of mixing tackifier, seed, fertilizer, mulch and special soil amendments into a slurry for seeding and erosion control. This slurry is sprayed over prepared ground for uniform coverage.

Some examples of hydroseeding materials include:

  • Tackifier - agent used to bind soil and mulch together for controlling wind and water erosion.
  • HydroGel - FINN HydroGel B is one example of a polymer that is able to store water and nutrients up to 500% its own size and weight.
  • Germination enhancers - used to enhance the early stages of development in new seedlings.
  • Fertlizers - usually a high phosporus fertilizer is used for initial root growth. Proper nutrient needs are determined by a soil sample.
  • Green Dye - used for visual appearance when first applied
  • Seed - any variety of seed can be used in hydroseeding. Seed mixes will be determined by the ground composition, land uses and project requirements.
  • Mulch - used for erosion control, to maintain moisture levels and provide more growing medium for the seed. Pollock Landscaping uses a 100% wood mulch on all of its applications. Other mixes are available such as recycled paper, straw and blends upon special request
 
Hydroseeding Uses
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Residential - Government - Commercial - Industrial

  • New Lawns
  • Erosion Control
  • Golf Courses
  • Mine Reclamation
  • Roadsides
  • Schools
  • Parks
  • Sports Fields
  • Dust Control
  • Agriculture
  • Fertilizing
  • Wildflowers
  • Wildlife Foodplots