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  1. Turf Renovation
    I live in temp zone 4b-5a in NW Colorado. I'm currently doing a yard renovation and have most of my yard stripped down to bare dirt. It is a mix of direct sunlight and shade and I'd like to plant one variety of grass seed across the entire yard. I purchased a ryegrass and Kentucky bluegrass...
  2. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hello - I’m new to this forum - after spending much time doing an involved lawn renovation (grass germinated around May 10), I noticed that within the past week there are yellow patches forming in yard. I don’t have pets. I’m thinking it might be a fungus. . . Or, perhaps I planted too much...
  3. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I moved into a house where the backyard is full of weeds and needs a complete renovation. I have started the steps to do a fall renovation. Are the below steps correct and the right order I should be doing things? I'm a little concerned about tilling and spreading weed seeds but feel it's...
  4. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi, I'm wondering if it's too late to overseed this week in the Minneapolis area. My current lawn situation is OK. I have about 70% good turf, the rest is a mix of quack, crabgrass and dandelions. My lawn was just mowed this weekend at 3" high. PICTURES HERE: I was going to do 1 of 3 options...
  5. Turf Renovation
    Lawn was basically dalias grass only. Treated with non selective herbicide. Scalped to 1.5" with push mower. Aeration. Power raked to nearly dirt. Removed debris. overseeded Added 1 yard of compost as top dressing. overseeded. Added 2 bales of peat moss. overseeded. 3 bales of wheat straw...
  6. Turf Renovation
    Okay you are called to seed an area that was bare in the spring and crabgrass filled it in. So, how do YOU handle this situation ??? :) Due to that the crabgrass will die soon. Do you seed into the crab and run a thatcher over it ??? Do you apply a Gly to kill what is there then seed ?? Do...
  7. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    I have a Lesco 20 renovator and am going to use the Lesco Sod seed it's a 90/10 mix of TTTF and KBG. I would like to overseed in both directions. I thinking of 3# per 1000. but what rate setting on the dial. 6 works for new lawns but not sure for an overseed. Anyone have experience to share/
  8. Homeowner Assistance Forum
    Hi, Just bought a house in SW GA, zone 8. I am an avid gardener, but have never before had such a bad lawn! Previous owner allowed weeds to take over. The crabgrass has already sprouted. Normally, this time of year I would spray the lawn with 2-4-D and follow up 2 weeks later with Atrazine...
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