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Old 03-01-2013, 09:41 PM
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Centipede vs St. Aug

I have a customer that has all centipede grass and she wants St. Aug grass instead. What do you think is the best thing (or correct thing) to do? Plant patches of St. Aug or spread some St. Aug seeds around?

I wouldn't say re-sod the entire yard, I think that's a waste of money.

I would say plant some patches of St. Aug and let it take over.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:27 PM
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Round up the centipede. Then lay new st aug. it would takes years for the st. Aug to spread.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:30 PM
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Round up the centipede. Then lay new st aug. it would takes years for the st. Aug to spread.
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Round up the entire yard?
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:34 PM
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Or scalp the crap out of it, spread some starter fert, lay the st. Aug
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:43 PM
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Or scalp the crap out of it, spread some starter fert, lay the st. Aug
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Once that happens, sounds like it'll take a while for the St. Aug to grow. But once I lay the St. Aug the yard would be sitting up real high. Bout 8-10 inches from the sidewalk.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:53 PM
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Then rent a sod cutter to remove the centipede.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:54 PM
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i thought st. aug was a type of centipede. what is the difference? they look similar.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:10 PM
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i thought st. aug was a type of centipede. what is the difference? they look similar.
St. Aug is the better grass of the two. It's looks much fuller and green. Alot more thicker than centipede. Centipede is a cheaper thinner type of grass. To me it doesn't get as green as the St. Aug. the blade of St. Aug is a lot wider than centipede.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:20 PM
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i'm no master of grass types for sure. i've seen grass here called carpet grass. it looks like st. aug and centipede too. they all look alot alike to me. very thick, they don't grow tall very quickly.

looks like this:

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Old 03-01-2013, 11:29 PM
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Yes looks like that's it. Kinda hard to see though. Looks like St. Aug
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