Need help cleaning up a pasture

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JUMBO31, Aug 14, 2007.

  1. JUMBO31

    JUMBO31 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    I'm new to this site, and think it's great. I have started a new tractor mowing company here in the Houston, Tx area. I have a customer who needs me to brush hog his 2 acres, kill all the weeds, and plant grass. My queston is how do I kill the weeds once I mow his pasture? Can I use something like Scott's fertilizer?
     

  2. it will work, just make sure its high in nitrogen.
     
  3. lawnMaster5000

    lawnMaster5000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 589

    there are different products that will better meet your specific needs. Contact a local farm fertilizer retailer for information on what is available in your area.
     
  4. PBinWA

    PBinWA LawnSite Member
    Posts: 62

    You want to do something like this.

    Brush hog/mow it as low as possible.
    Spray Round-up (or no-name brand equivalent).
    Wait 2-3 weeks.
    Harley Rake/Pulverize/Soil Condition/till and level.
    Fertilize with starter fertilizer
    Seed.

    Big tip - the amount of effort you put into making the ground smooth and level will pay off big time in the future by allowing you to mow faster and more comfortably.
     

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