View Full Version : how long to getting quality lawn?

08-29-2004, 06:15 PM
I have a lot of lawns that are weedy and bare in spots. Getting my license for fert. next year. Just wondering how long it generally takes to improve a krappy lawn into a quality weed free one. Planned on preemergence, 3 fert. apps., and herbicide apps. Any help for the newbie would be appreciated. thanks.

08-30-2004, 11:18 PM
Damn people no response.. That's pitiful......

08-30-2004, 11:51 PM
Your question has too many variables for an answer.

1. How weedy?
2. What kind of weeds are they?
3. What kind of soil?
4. Irrigation?
5. How large are the bare spots?
6. What caused the bare spots (grubs, leaf smother, meteor impact?)
7. What kind of turf grass is present in the "lawn" in question?
8. Will the homeowner take good advice and keep following it?
9. What will your program have in it (details, and specific products?)
10. What is your pest control strategy?

This is a short list of questions,( but not even all of the questions) I would need answers to before I would be able to give you a ball park answer. Even then, one may not be able to give good advice to you.

You can also use the Search Function and see if this question has been asked before, or something similar to it.

Damn people no response.. That's pitiful......

Also, being critical of people in this forum for not rushing to spoon feed you the knowledge that took years for them to build is not the best way to get us to share our experience.