Old 07-18-2009, 07:01 AM
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how do i fix a 4 foot dead grass spot caused by too much 46-0-0 fertilizer

it killed the grass do i need to remove sod and dirt and bring in new sod and reseed? please help
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:06 AM
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4 foot ain't that big of a deal. I would rip up some sod from elsewhere to replace it if possible.

Otherwise treat it like any other burnt up dried out spot in midsummer.
Aerate it by hand, rake in AR and compost.
Now that I know that clay's texture(platelets) has nothing to do with water infiltration, percolation, or drainage
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Old 07-18-2009, 05:03 PM
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You can water your way out of it too, the water will help volitize it and dilute it in the area
If you have a well and it is near it I would remove the soil and replace it

You will need to reseed in the fall or late summer, you definately killed what was there

Sorry about that, "it" happens
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Old 07-18-2009, 05:13 PM
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4' = dump a half barrel or like 4 bags of compost or real fine mulch on it rototill it well, rake in some annual rye, it will be good as new in 2 weeks if watered correctly. Then kill it and reseed with permanent vegetation in the early fall. The rye will get ya by for a month or so without a 4'circle of hay in the yard.
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Old 07-19-2009, 04:11 PM
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im getting germination in a week or so in these temps using tall fescue only.
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Old 07-22-2009, 09:46 AM
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Water water water. Assuming you applied the urea to the entire yard you might have some other spots pop up so be ready for that. You could probably get away with just a new layer of compost and some seed mixed with rye.
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