she wonts the lawn to look a little better for the fall

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  1. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    picked up a new lawn application cust.last week

    1.she wont's it seeded now,......i told her to late.she said ok (thank god)
    2.she wont's it geeen.....,no problem,but how many applications. (the lake spooks me)

    i am aerateing whole property next wk.
    soil test is at lesco.
    what do you guys think? the lake spooks me.
    check out the pictures below of the job.




    [Edited by anthony on 10-15-2000 at 11:37 AM]

    FIREMAN LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    i had to edit it
  4. Tell her to get rid of her dog(s).
  5. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
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    May have a grub problem.
  6. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    dog problem (yes)
  7. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
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    Too many trees competing with grass. Shade is great for growing weeds and moss.
  8. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
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    Two things I notice immediately-the shade from the trees will prevent ever having a really nice lawn unless the trees are trimmed and thinned, and (second photo down) appears to be drought damage from a mower, probably will be a chronic problem due to the number of trees competing for moisture.

    Its not too late to overseed, Id run over the lawn with heavy app of 10-20-10 then go over with a renovator or slit seeder and the lawn will look great for a few weeks and at least youll make a few bucks and have a customer til next summer when the drought/shade cycle will once again begin.

    Whats spooky about the lake? Somebody looking up from the bottom?
  9. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    bill: fertilizer run-off spooks me .
  10. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
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    Have her take her dog out in a corner to do this.

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