I cut the Grass with a Chainsaw

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by hoskm01, Sep 21, 2005.

  1. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    It wasn't quite that bad. The before pics are about 2 weeks after I came and did the grass only. Mind you, the grass area is only about 10x50'. So not too big. This was my first house that I bought in February, according to the previous owner, no one had been in the backyard for more than a year. Befores and afters.

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  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    During cleanup

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  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Still workin on it

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  4. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    About 3 weeks after I finished.

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  5. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    And about 2.5 months, June time.

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  6. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks good. Keep up the good work.
     
  7. Wolfie's L&L

    Wolfie's L&L LawnSite Member
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    Looks great! What all did you plant in that bed?

    Jason
     
  8. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We can tell you have really made some improvements as each consecutive photo shows. The grass is really lush looking -- what type is it ?

    Nosmo
     
  9. GreenUtah

    GreenUtah LawnSite Senior Member
    from SLC, UT
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    espalier or straight vines for that trellis? Cannot tell the plant material either from the photos..but weiner dogs are always good for a smile
     
  10. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sorry for the delay, forgot about this post. The vines on the trellis are snail vines, pretty nice, really fast growing, and nice flowers most of the year. Planted some canna lillys (not seen in picture) a couple hibiscus, lantana and gardenia in the bed in front of the vines to add contrasting color. I'll get a more recent picture, its quite colorful this time of the year with the temperatures cooling off finally. The grass variety im not sure of, Bermuda obviously, not sure on species. Just about to scalp it off and plant rye for the winter, will show pics of.
     

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