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First let me apologize. I am not a lawn care professional. I am your average Joe that is really clueless when it comes to lawncare. I didn't think this site was for professionals until after I signed up. I just took some pictures of my brown spotted lawn and uploaded them to my PC and was looking for some quick answers from people with knowledge and this is the first site I came upon.

Anywho, I'm sure most of you can answer my simple questions....

I first laid sod down in May, the lawn was great for the 1st month and then this happened and quickly spread throughout the yard. I don't know if this is a product of overwatering or grubs. I've been watering everyday (if not, every other) pretty much since I first laid the sod. But what is weird, if I was overwatering, the back of the yard would be brown too. So are these bugs attacking my lawn?

http://picasaweb.google.com/mxxxc3/BrownLawn

I'd appreciate any responses to how I can get rid of this problem and what I should use to get back that green grass!!

Thanks and sorry again.

Matt
 

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I just laid fertilizer down with a spreader just a couple weeks ago for the first time. It looked like this before. What is my best option right now to fix this? I'd hate to re-sod! Do I just lay seed on the fried areas? Can I give you guys anymore info?
 

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soil samples,someone in your area can take and read the soil samples,what did it look like before the sod was put down, was anything growing? I have seen builders throw sod down on about anything to make it sell. But if your neighbors have decent grass then id try to figure out what has been done different on your yard.
My dad and I tilled the whole area and laid the sod ourselves. It was pretty good soil underneath and we raked the whole thing. Never did a soil sample or pH testing. I wouldn't say my neighbors have decent grass either. To the right is like a jungle back there, its hard to tell but its all weeds...the guy is never home. And to the left, the grass is green but it almost doesn't look like grass, looks like weeds.
I bought some Scotts seed. I guess I will just turnover the dead areas and lay seed. I really don't want to do the whole lawn.
 
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