Dead Lawn

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by gce_ent, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. gce_ent

    gce_ent LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 93

    OK here is the deal...

    Went to see a potential customer about taking care of his yard annualy. When I show up I notice the lawn looks dead. I mean it really is gray and dead. He tells me that Chemlawn treated his lawn twice in two and a half weeks last year and killed it off.

    So my question is, as I am a newbie, how the hell do I fix it without just replacing the entire lawn? I am honeslty thinking of just refering him on to a seasoned professional.
  2. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,112

    Well that's what I would do if I were you then.Gotta go with your gut on these things.
    But be sure to offer your services to maintain it once replaced.
  3. johngreen

    johngreen LawnSite Member
    from iowa
    Messages: 20

    If its really dead cut is as short as you can power rake it then aerate and seed. You cant kill it again so what do you have to loose.

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