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Lawn Renovation Advice

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by ChaseInMI, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. ChaseInMI

    ChaseInMI LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Hi all,

    I'm in need of a little help. Moved into first new home a couple months ago and are now finally getting to the grass. I'm not really sure what I need to do. I have put down some Scott's weed and feed when we first moved in. Doesn't look like it did much. The front lawn has greened up a little and I think might be OK. The back is another story. It mostly consists of weeds and bare spots.

    Here are some pictures:

    Front yard:


    Back yard:




    And these are the type of weed that are most popular in the back yard:

    Any help/ideas/advice would be greatly appreciated. And I forgot to mention - I am located in SE Michigan.
  2. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    Still early enough to kill the broadleaf, and still be able to overseed in 6-8 weeks. Use spray on the actual plants. Your granules may still be dissolving, when your are trying to get grass to grow.

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,266

    I'm with smallaxe sounds like a plan.

    But i would hire some to spray looks like the hole yard needs it.

    Time you spend the money for all the stuff probably not much difference.

    Charles Cue
  4. ChaseInMI

    ChaseInMI LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Thanks guys!

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