Removing Perennial Rye from Tall Fescue

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by slash8118, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. slash8118

    slash8118 LawnSite Member
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    I have a fairly new lawn which is about 90% tall fescue in Knoxville,TN. The other 10% is weeds and perennial rye. I know how to get rid of the weeds but not the rye.
    I honestly have no idea how it got into my lawn in the first place, but that does not matter now.
    I am 100% sure it is perennial and not annual. (i've heard annual will die in the summer heat)
    Is there anything i can do? One thought i had was to round-up all the perennial rye next fall before doing a fall seeding with tall fescue.

    thoughts/options/advice?

    thanks
     

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