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Need some advice for this fall crabgrass, aeratioin,overseeding

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Pullstart, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. Pullstart

    Pullstart LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    Hello All,
    I have a sod lawn (rtf) in for about one year. I caught a nasty round of fungus this summer and it has done some damage. Figured out too much h20. Dialed it back and it went away. Now I have crabgrass in more places than I want. I would like to aerate and overseed next week, so should I not worry about the crabgrass and let it go dormant for the winter? I am gun shy of putting down a crabgrass killer just before I seed. Oh yeah I live in Chico ca, northern sac valley. Hot summers and mild winters with a little frost during duck season.

  2. lawnservice

    lawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 589

    thats the way i would do it
  3. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Posts: 1,873

    aerate, seed, fertilize and then next spring don't forget the crabgrass Pre-m!
  4. Pullstart

    Pullstart LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    Thanks for the help!!!

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