what do you do when

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by travis strecker, Jun 9, 2004.

  1. travis strecker

    travis strecker LawnSite Member
    Posts: 97

    what do you when the people that installed the yard put that guick realse nitrogen fertilzer on the yard and it looked good and green for a while now i guess it wore off cause now the yard went yellow so what do you do to make it green
  2. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    Put down more fertilizer.:rolleyes:
  3. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Posts: 1,266

    They may have put down too much. Just a thought. What type of grass is it?
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    How dry has it been down there? These are things to consider before just throwing down more. There may be more going on there. Also, if it is a new lawn, it's possible that it could just be rust. This is common within the first year of new lawns.
  5. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Water ? :confused: :confused: :confused:
  6. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    More Water ? :confused: :confused: :confused:
  7. bayfish

    bayfish LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 641

    Fertilizer with a high iron content.
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    LOL, I realize they've had al the flooding down there and such, but I just wasn't sure what his area has had just recently. We've had the same thing up here, but the last week and a half has yielded dry weather with much hotter temps. Thank goodness, we just got some more rain, today.
  9. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,226

    your saying they installed the lawn, the seed popped, then they hit it with urea at probably .5 - 1lb of nitrogen per 1000 sq. ft. which would only last 2-4 weeks depending on how much they put down. now the lawn is starting to melt because of lack of nutrients. sounds like you answerd your own question. fertilize it.

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