Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-04-2012, 11:25 AM
Kawizx62003 Kawizx62003 is online now
LawnSite Silver Member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: somwhere in the middle
Posts: 2,068
Fescue renovation, few issues

I am into the 14th day after seeding a yard in which I prepared as followed. I killed existing weed vegetation, core aerated by several passes (should have done more as had some severe compaction), seeded with lesco transition blend (rebel IV, turn berry tall, and sequester tall fescue), fertilized with a starter fret. I saw germination at 5 days and shady areas have come in great. Other areas are ok. The grass is not growing well in what appears to be the areas over the septic drain field aka leech field. Also there are a few other thin and slow growing areas. I have done my best to keep it watered. But this meant once daily for 15 mins usually. Weather hasn't been to hot so I think I did ok. So my question is should I worry yet about the areas thinly growing and/ or the drain field areas? I didn't realize until grass started growing that the dips over the drain field were so noticable. It was not feasible for me to bring in any topsoil or organic compost this year. Previously grass and weeds both grew over the fields. It was an uncared for lawn before we bought the house this year. Thanks.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:13 PM.

Page generated in 0.06348 seconds with 9 queries