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We make your life easier. Much easier.

You constantly battle insects, weeds, weather and more. With Howard as your fertilizer and chemical provider, you have a powerful ally in your daily battles. We offer a full range of quality turf and ornamental products, including our AccuBlend™ fertilizers and Howard ProFusion™, our proprietary heat-infused coating process that provides enhanced control with combination products. You can also count on our experienced sales representatives for helpful advice and assistance to make your turf look and perform its best.

Turf & Ornamental Products

  • Dry Fertilizer
  • Liquid Fertilizer & Nutritionals
  • Control Products
  • Seed
  • Organic Fertilizer
  • Other

TurfDry Fertilizers

Since 1997, Howard has been committed to providing the Turf and Ornamental market with prescription formulated fertilizers. In fact, that is our specialty. We utilize more than 250 high quality fertilizer materials all sized in-house specifically for the application you want to make. Furthermore, Howard is proud to offer these quality fertilizer blends coupled with the fastest turnaround time in the industry.

Our state-of-the-art blending facility in Groveland FL features 3 mills equipped with 8 simultaneous production bagging lines. Our insecticide and herbicide production lines are isolated to prevent contamination. Each bag line is easily able to produce 100 tons of product per line, per shift, per day.

Through every stage of the blended process, steps are taken to ensure the quality of the fertilizer product meets and in most cases exceeds our customer’s needs. From 1 ton to 1000’s of tons, we are prepared and equipped to service you!

Join us for a tour of our facility in Groveland FL.

 

POLYWORX

Polyworx™ is the newest technology in slow release polymer coated fertilizer. Polyworx is a component product designed to allow you to precisely target the release of nutrients to the exact time when your landscapes require it.

Depending on the amount of GAL-XeOne™ polymer coating that is applied to the sulfate of potash, you can expect to receive a slow and steady release for optimal growth. 

Polyworx fertilizer offers many winning benefits like: promoting root growth and wear tolerance, enhancing plant maturity and disease resistance, minimizing leaching and helping establish a durable turf foundation. 

To find the right type of yellow Polyworx product to maximize the green in your pocket, click here

N-P-K Fertilizers

Quality and Performance is what you expect from your fertilizer. At Howard we have the process to provide just that for you. 

Howard AccuBlend™ is our process of blending prescription fertilizers for the Turf and Ornamental professional. By blending the highest quality ingredients and the latest material technologies through our technically advanced, computerized declining weight system; you can be certain the fertilizer blend you receive will perform as expected. 

We are proud to employ over 250 fertilizer ingredients from the latest slow-release materials to dozens of minor elements and everything in between. These materials are treated and screened at receiving to begin the process of providing fertilizer blends that provide the distribution uniformity you require for the results you desire.

Combination Fertilizers

Howard ProFusion™ is a proprietary, state-of-the-art, heat-infused coating process we apply to ourAccuBlend™ fertilizer mixes. Our state-of-the-artequipment will provide you with the most accurately blended products in the industry. 

The Select Products
During fertilizer application, a precision coat of liquefied technical product is applied to every angle of each fertilizer particle blended during the AccuBlend™process. While every Howard mix is an AccuBlend™mix, only a select group of technical ingredients can beinfused utilizing our ProFusion™ technology:

  • Ronstar (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • Bifenthrin (multi-purpose insecticide)
  • Pendimethalin (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • Dimension (pre-emergent herbicide)
  • LockUp (herbicide) 

Our Pinpoint Accuracy
With Howard ProFusion™, we are able to accurately meter and apply liquefied technical products in a controlled environment to our AccuBlend™ fertilizer. This allows us to be extremely accurate and in control at the time of application.

  • Heat-Infused
  • Precise Even Coverage
  • Liquid application accurate within .01% of a gallon

Our No-Dust Plan
Howard ProFusion™ allows liquefied technical product to coat and dry evenly around each fertilizer particle. This ensures the technical product stays adhered to the particle during bagging and transport virtually eliminating any dust in the product.

The Results

  • Immaculate turf
  • Improved weed control
  • Even color
  • Uniform texture
  • More even application of pesticide on each granule
  • Enhanced distribution of product across turf area
  • No globules
  • No hot spots 

Water Soluble Fertilizers

All Howard water soluble fertilizers are manufactured in a dedicated facility that prevents introduction of insoluble contaminants into the mix. Careful consideration is given to each material from the point of purchase to the point the product is bagged to its prestine state. At Howard, we are proud of our ability to custom formulate granular water soluble fertilizer blends to meet our customers specific needs.

TurfLiquid Nutritionals

Gator Excel Palm Nutritional

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Gator Excel Palm Nutritional

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Excel Zinc

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Gator Excel Zinc

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform 0-0-18

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Gator Perform 0-0-18

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform 11-0-5

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Gator Perform 11-0-5

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform 16-0-4

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Gator Perform 16-0-4

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform 29-0-0

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Gator Perform 29-0-0

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform 3-0-9 Plus Minors

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Gator Perform 3-0-9 Plus Minors

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform Cal-Nite

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Gator Perform Cal-Nite

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform K - Select

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Gator Perform K - Select

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

Gator Perform Kts

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Gator Perform Kts

Package Size

2.5gal, 55gal, 260gal, BULK

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TurfControl Products

Advantage II

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Advantage II

The Aquatrols Advantage II Pellet and Applicator provides turf managers with a safe, effective, and easy-to-use method for improving the results of hand watering.

Manufacturer

Aquatrols

Package Size

12 pellets

Advion Fire Ant Bait

Active Ingredient: Indoxacarb

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Advion Fire Ant Bait

Advion ensures control of imported fire ants in 24-72 hours for fast colony control.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

2 lb

Advion Fire Ant Bait

Active Ingredient: Indoxacarb

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Advion Fire Ant Bait

Advion ensures control of imported fire ants in 24-72 hours for fast colony control.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

25 lb

Advion Insect Granule

Active Ingredient: Indoxacarb

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Advion Insect Granule

Advion Insect Granule contains the active ingredient indoxacarb in a formulation that is highly attractive to house crickets, field crickets, cockroaches, silverfish and nuisance ants.

Manufacturer

Syngenta

Package Size

25 lb

Affirm

Active Ingredient: Polyoxin D zince salt

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Affirm

Affirm WDG fungicide is a concentrated, easy-to-mix water dispersible granule formulation that delivers excellent disease control. It reduces plant residue on ornamentals with a unique mode of action. Affirm provides excellent protection through foliar and translaminar systemic activity, and is an effective resistance management tool.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

2.4 lb

Aloft LC or GC G

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Aloft LC or GC G

Manufacturer

Arysta

Package Size

30 lb

Aloft LC SC

Active Ingredient: Clothianidin/Bifenthrin

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Aloft LC SC

Aloft LC SC is a broad spectrum, long lasting contact and systemic insecticide for control of listed insects infesting lawns and ornamentals in landscapes and surrounding areas. Aloft LC SC can be used around residences, business complexes, industrial complexes, airports, playgrounds, school yards, parks, and recreation areas, athletic fields, cemeteries and arboretums.

Manufacturer

Arysta

Package Size

64 oz

Alude

Active Ingredient: Mono- and Di-potassium salts of Phosphorous Acid

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Alude

Alude™ is a systemic fungicide that provides effective control of various plant diseases including black spot, scab and downy mildew. Alude is a proven performer against Phytophthora and Pythium associated with stem and canker blight. Alude offers multiple application method options and is tank-mix compatible with many pesticides. Alude has true systemic mobility in the plant, moving both up and down in the plant’s conductive tissue. Alude can help enhance plants’ natural defense mechanisms and decrease plant stress.

Manufacturer

Nufarm

Package Size

2.5 gal

Alypso

Active Ingredient: Alkyl Polyglucoside Esters

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Alypso

Infiltration Surfactant

Manufacturer

Precision Labs

Package Size

2.5 gal

Alypso

Active Ingredient: Alkyl Polyglucoside Esters

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Alypso

Infiltration Surfactant

Manufacturer

Precision Labs

Package Size

20 gal

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TurfSales Team

Carolinas Region
Chris Felt
Phone: 980-439-6522
Area: North Charlotte
Kenny Gilmore
Phone: (704) 905-2343
Area: NC/SC/VA
Cort Hall
Phone: (704)718-3886
Area: Charlotte Store Manager
Aubrey Hines
Phone: (828) 803-5871
Area: Western NC/TN
Ned Mullis
Phone: (843) 200-6595
Area: SC
Matt Snyder
Phone: (919) 210-5817
Area: NC
Ryan Thompson
Phone: (704) 622-2442
Area: Charlotte Metro
Ed Wheeler
Phone: (919) 819-8222
Area: NC/SC/VA
Florida Region
Dale Anderson
Phone: (954) 444-7857
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Brent Chapman
Phone: (239) 633-2572
Area: Ft Meyers/Naples - FL
Cris Cooke
Phone: (727) 243-2558
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Jeff Etten
Phone: (561) 262-6088
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Bob Hess
Phone: (321) 229-5509
Area: Central FL
Gary James
Phone: (386) 804-7191
Area: Mid/Upper East Coast - FL
Cary Lewis
Phone: (813) 295-0244
Area: West Coast - FL
Mike Maggio
Phone: (561) 436-3042
Area: Lower SE Coast - FL
Jim Orris
Phone: (321) 231-3467
Area: Central FL
Jennifer Palmer
Phone: (239) 300-5337
Area: SW FL
Derek Pixley
Phone: 321-436-4880
Area: Tampa Area
Specialty: Lawn Care
Mike Rinaldo
Phone: (941) 650-0677
Area: West Coast - FL
Todd Ronske
Phone: (352) 427-5596
Area: Key Accounts FL/GA
Duncan Stewart-Orris
Phone: (352) 266-0917
Area: Central/North - FL
Josh Weaver
Phone: (813) 363-1021
Area: Upper West Coast - FL
Georgia Region
Keith Bishop
Phone: (404) 376-4515
Area: Metro Atlanta
Mac Fite
Phone: (770) 235-5832
Area: GA/SC
Jay Fountain
Phone: (404) 597-6774
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Ken Glover
Phone: 865-585-7915
Area: Central/Eastern TN
Ron Hunnicutt
Phone: (404) 915-0758
Area: GA
Pat Irwin
Phone: (850) 702-6339
Area: Panhandle FL/GA/AL
Dave Rhea
Phone: (901) 598-0843
Area: TN/AR/MS/AL
Newt Ware
Phone: (770) 547-8661
Area: GA/TN
National Account Managers

Turf

Cris Cooke
Phone: (727) 243-2558
Area: Key Accounts - SE
Jay Fountain
Phone: (404) 597-6774
Area: Key Accounts - SE

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