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Am I doing the wrong thing?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by ACutAbovesiny, Sep 27, 2006.

  1. ACutAbovesiny

    ACutAbovesiny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 590

    At the end of the season I seed all my lawns. Just like everyone else around here. This year I did something different...instead of using topsoil on the bare spots I used peet moss. Will this have a negative effect on the lawns??
  2. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    PEAT moss...

    depends on the soil pH.
    peat is acidic in nature (pH 4.4). if you already have a low pH it could cuase lots of problems.
    also if you have heavy soils, peat can exacerbate the problem.
  3. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,226

    why not rake out the bare spots?

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