i want an awesome looking lawn!!!!need some HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grass disaster, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,771

    what fert should i put down now.......... minnesota????????????

    my lawn is in fairly good shape. i have some bare spots that died due to heat. next to the driveway

    my plan is to roundup(some creeping charlie)then seed and put down some lime possibly.

    what should i apply to the the turf for fert? this time of year. it's been about 80-83 lately

    i also have some crabgrass that i think i'm going to try and spray with dimension??? or i have some fertilizer that has 2% dimension in it could i try sprinkle this over it?
  2. befnme

    befnme LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    first things first , get a soil sample .
  3. nbizati

    nbizati LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Get a soil sample. You could start with a postemergent herbicide.:weightlifter:
  4. Harley-D

    Harley-D LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    Product for crabgrass-drive.
    Fert-let it go and fert and reseed yard this fall.
  5. thecompletehome

    thecompletehome LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    I agree with Harley. Let the fert go for now. In about a month, aerate the heck out of the lawn then overseed and starter fert.
  6. mikesturf

    mikesturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 797

    Aerating and reseeding a lawn is a great idea. Then fert in October.

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