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Dying Grass

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by BOSKO, May 5, 2004.

  1. BOSKO

    BOSKO LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    My dog has started urinating on our lawn, which is leaving burn spots. Does anyone have any ideas on how to counteract the brown spots, without replacing the grass altogether? My grass is a Bluegrass/Fescue mix. I am under the assumption that these areas are basically being overfertilized from the concentrated nitrogen in dog urine.

    Thanks for any helpful hints.
     
  2. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,306

    Try to control where you dog urinates, give him a corner of the yard or something, the only way to fix the problem is rake the spots, add some new topsoil to the dirt and seed. Good Luck.

    Jeff
     
  3. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    There is food for the dog you can buy that will make the dogs urine less potent. Put baking powder or moth balls were the dog is going and he wont go there any more
     
  4. threeputts

    threeputts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    i heard that putting tomato juice on the dog's food would neutralize the urine and keep the spots from happening.
     
  5. fprintf

    fprintf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    Shoot the d@mn dog! :D
     
  6. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,969

  7. blaze347

    blaze347 LawnSite Member
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