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Old 08-19-2012, 01:32 PM
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Ok, I appreciate all the suggestions. After considering some of your opinions I am going to do the following;

-Spray with Quick Pro 2 times. This week and then the week after next.

-Scalp down as low as possible.

-I will till to create a good seed bed rather then just aerate for new seeding.

-Seed at new lawn seed rate, fert, cover with pete moss.

-Tell customer I will need to treat 2 times a year for the next 2 or 3 years to keep bermuda subsided. In this area and the existing lawn adjacent to this area. Im hoping after that, the lawn will be in the clear.

Does this sound good?
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:36 PM
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I would not make future promises to keep bermuda out. Just to kill it before seeding.
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:43 PM
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I would not make future promises to keep bermuda out. Just to kill it before seeding.
Oh no, Im not going to promise anything. I just want to tell them I will need to treat it for the next 2-3 years 2 times a year in order to keep it from taking back over.
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:45 PM
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Oh no, Im not going to promise anything. I just want to tell them I will need to treat it for the next 2-3 years 2 times a year in order to keep it from taking back over.

What are you going to spray on Bermuda to kill it that will not kill the grass?
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:48 PM
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What are you going to spray on Bermuda to kill it that will not kill the grass?
Going to use Ornamec as something to keep it in check.
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Old 08-19-2012, 01:59 PM
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Good deal. Bermuda is tough as nails. Good Luck
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Old 08-19-2012, 02:17 PM
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Good deal. Bermuda is tough as nails. Good Luck
Thanks I appreciate it. Not too sure of any other options so I'll keep this thread updated over time. Maybe I'll do some before and after pics over the next year or so. Could be pretty cool to look at from a control standpoint.
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Old 08-19-2012, 02:22 PM
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Thanks I appreciate it. Not too sure of any other options so I'll keep this thread updated over time. Maybe I'll do some before and after pics over the next year or so. Could be pretty cool to look at from a control standpoint.
The trick is going to be to hit the Bermuda in the late fall but before it goes dormant so it takes up the Gly into the roots, rhizomes and runners. It can have very deep Rhizomes. Hence the reason for multiple hits.
You also have to time your seeding processs.
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Old 08-19-2012, 02:26 PM
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The trick is going to be to hit the Bermuda in the late fall but before it goes dormant so it takes up the Gly into the roots, rhizomes and runners. It can have very deep Rhizomes. Hence the reason for multiple hits.
You also have to time your seeding processs.
Yeah that very true. I think by spraying it 2 times with Quick Pro and then seeding in mid September, the bermuda will not poke its head out again this year. I would expect it to possibly start to show itself next Spring when it breaks dormancy. I will hit it then and then this time next year before dormancy.
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Old 08-19-2012, 02:26 PM
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I have to read the label because Im not sure from memory, I just don't know the re-seeding wait time after using Ornamec. Its usually always used for beds and nursery containers so I might have to call to see about re-seeding timeframes unless someone here can post.
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