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Old 09-10-2014, 02:01 PM
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How much to kill grass and overseed on 1 acre?

Got a bid that is overrun with invasive weeds. they want the weeds/grass removed and it to be overseeded and it will need fertilizer. Would I need to rototill it? ive never done something this big before.
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Old 09-10-2014, 09:51 PM
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Old 09-10-2014, 10:40 PM
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I don't have experience in this. Do not guarantee anything--all comebacks are on their dollar.
I think--glyphosate--followed by slit seeding makes the most sense. Throw a heavy cover of more seed on top. Tall fescue country, right? Irrigated? What kinds of weeds?

Time is tight. You should have done this today as the temperatures are about right. Right for seeding--would have been best to apply the glyphosate 2 weeks ago.

http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/USDC0001

In second place is remove sod with a sod cutting machine and haul away. Then resod. A sod farm can do this quickly. Big roll sod is well-suited for large areas. Its fast.

Rotary tilling leaves a lot of lumps and clumps of dead (maybe) sod--result is too rough.
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Old 09-15-2014, 07:28 PM
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Kill it with a herbicide,
Power rake,
Seed or sod at the customers preference,
Leave the customer with instructions on watering
Done
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Old 09-15-2014, 07:42 PM
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I don't have experience in this. Do not guarantee anything--all comebacks are on their dollar.
I think--glyphosate--followed by slit seeding makes the most sense. Throw a heavy cover of more seed on top. Tall fescue country, right? Irrigated? What kinds of weeds?

Time is tight. You should have done this today as the temperatures are about right. Right for seeding--would have been best to apply the glyphosate 2 weeks ago.

http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/USDC0001

In second place is remove sod with a sod cutting machine and haul away. Then resod. A sod farm can do this quickly. Big roll sod is well-suited for large areas. Its fast.

Rotary tilling leaves a lot of lumps and clumps of dead (maybe) sod--result is too rough.
It's already getting cold in our area. I'm seeing maple leaves dropping already
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Old 09-15-2014, 08:05 PM
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great to work in and so ready for leaf season! I have to buy a debris loader if you know of any used for sale!
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