Lawn renovation question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by two-niner, May 5, 2002.

  1. two-niner

    two-niner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Getting ready to renovate a lawn for a customer that has a large area of weeds w/o much grass. Is it better to spray this area with maybe a non-selective herbicide to kill off the weeds or should I just dig the stuff out and till the dirt? I will be laying sod on the area once I get it cleared out.
  2. Turf Technologies

    Turf Technologies LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 587

    JUst spray it with roundup and then go from there. Did a plug job saturday, sprayed the areas and then went back a few dyas later and filled them.
  3. summitgroundskeeping

    summitgroundskeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    yes, spray weed killer (kill all vegitation) and then try to plant grass. Good luck:laugh:
  4. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    What type of grass? Now is the worse time to plant grass unless you are doing a warm season grass.
  5. ohiolawnguy

    ohiolawnguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    kill it all off then start from scratch. much easier that way. especially if it isn't a large yard to work with.

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