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help ideas for repairing hill

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by PerfiCut L&L, Jun 23, 2006.

  1. PerfiCut L&L

    PerfiCut L&L LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 458

    A customer of ours has a large hill, about 25' tall at about a 40 degree angle. The hill runs about 40 foot long. Lots of patches and dirt. Apparently his previous LCO tried to seed it and he was unsuccessful.

    We did a soil test which recommended only a light lime treatment was needed.

    Looking for some ideas on the best way to go about getting some grass on the hill. Not that I really want it there, becuase mowing it will be a b i t c h , but thats what the customer want.
  2. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,087

    It's pretty straight forward unless the bare areas have a water/erosion problem.

    Hand rake the soil, add lime and seed, cover, top with a little straw or whatever.
    (First week of September)

    If he wants something now, you can do those repair mats, or a few pieces of sod.

    If it's real thin all over you could just seed the whole thing heavy.
    Or you could sub it out to someone with all the fancy equipment to do it.

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