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Old 07-30-2012, 08:36 AM
rpearlberg rpearlberg is offline
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Start Over?

We moved into our house (in Connecticut) about 2 years ago and the yard was a mess. I've gotten it to the point where it's green, but still a lot of weeds and mixed grasses.
My question is, do I kill the whole yard and start from scratch or work with what I have and use week killer, fertilizer, etc?
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Old 07-30-2012, 04:39 PM
agrostis agrostis is offline
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Yes, you should start over. September is the right time of year for growing grass, do it the correct way and you will be a whole lot happier.
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Old 07-30-2012, 04:51 PM
rpearlberg rpearlberg is offline
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I live in CT. When is the right time to start the roundup process?
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:28 PM
agrostis agrostis is offline
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You can seed three day's after spraying roundup. In Ct. i'll bet you need a rye/fescue/KBG mix, use the best seed possible, it does make a difference. Ask your local extension agent about this. Seed at 6 Lb's per 1000 sq. ft. Rye germinate's in 3 day's, fescue in 10-14 day's and KBG in 21-28 day's. Irrigation can make this process a lot easier, new seedling's need water, so use a hose if you have to. Good luck.
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