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Old 07-21-2012, 08:37 PM
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Winning???
Heck, I'm losing the battle!! I really would like to spray it and kill it. Only reason I haven't done it is he is downhill and am worried about the runoff killing his.
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Old 07-21-2012, 08:47 PM
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You have a genuine concern about any run off issues. Nice to know your considerate of your customers neighbor. Good on you.
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Old 07-25-2012, 06:54 PM
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You can supress bermuda in St. Aug with poa constrictor or prograss. Cut the St. Aug high. But ,yea your fighting an uphill battle.
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Old 07-25-2012, 06:58 PM
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I believe you are incorrect. I have never seen waht you have described happen in 31 years in the business. Location: SW Florida.
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I second this...nothing chokes out Bermuda except multiple applications of chemicals. If SA is taking over Bermuda it's because the Bermuda is weak from growing in the shade.
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:10 PM
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It is crazy to try and keep st augustine if it is going to be starved, scalped, dried out, all in the blazing sun. It might as well be bermuda if that is how the lawn will be managed. Now I do not feel so bad. At least the right grass for the conditions of the site is used most of the time. No one in their right mind keeps st augustine in full sun here in Hawaii.
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:17 PM
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On the other hand, bone headed is trying to keep zoysia or bermuda under trees or on the sides of adjoining structures. It does not work.
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:44 PM
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On the other hand, bone headed is trying to keep zoysia or bermuda under trees or on the sides of adjoining structures. It does not work.
This happens far too often around here...
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:50 PM
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It is crazy to try and keep st augustine if it is going to be starved, scalped, dried out, all in the blazing sun. It might as well be bermuda if that is how the lawn will be managed. Now I do not feel so bad. At least the right grass for the conditions of the site is used most of the time. No one in their right mind keeps st augustine in full sun here in Hawaii.
St aug is used in full sun all day here...works well too...if cut at 4"+...
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Old 07-25-2012, 08:09 PM
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Works well where? Where there is no ridiculous restrictions on fertilization and watering? I can keep st augustine fine in full sun, but that is incumbent on my fertilizing and watering according to what the turf needs and not how the tree huggers tell me how to do it.
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Old 07-25-2012, 08:14 PM
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Works well where? Where there is no ridiculous restrictions on fertilization and watering? I can keep st augustine fine in full sun, but that is incumbent on my fertilizing and watering according to what the turf needs and not how the tree huggers tell me how to do it.
We don't have fert/water restrictions in my county...it's only certain counties in Florida...like I said, does just fine provided guys cut it high.
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