Killed some grass. Can it be fixed or just replaced?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by tinman, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    Done a dumb thing last week.:hammerhead: :hammerhead: Washed a house & had to remove a couple of glass panes that covered the windows . Ususally they are screen covers. Anyway I laid them on the grass and left them till I got done & it was hot & the glass was a magnifying glass & killed the grass. Of course I did not know it then but was told about it this week.
    I'm not sure what type of grass it is , but I think it is centipede. Definetly not bermuda or fescue. Anyway, can it be resurected or is new sod the only choice. It is 2 sections of dead grass about 2' X 5' each.

  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Water water and will come right back.
  3. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    Like said before water and a little patience.
  4. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
    Messages: 1,346

    Thanks fellas. Savs me a long ride back out there>
  5. hughmcjr

    hughmcjr LawnSite Member
    from Oregon
    Messages: 183

    Same, Water. Roots aren't dead.
  6. mowerdave

    mowerdave LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    I agree, just water. Saw the same thing happpen to my neighbor when they were remodeling their house. Laid some windows on their grass one afternoon. Next day, the grass was brown. About one week later, a little bit of green started coming through.

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