Newbie needs desperate advice!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Dumas10, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. Dumas10

    Dumas10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I had some turf put in around 3-4 years ago and now it's dead to say the least. I mean theres moss growing everywhere, some places nothing grows and others a few patches left. I have more dandylions (sp?) then anything else. It's just plain sad. I have tried everything my local hardware store had suggested. Hell, my father even caught it on fire. Because of some stupid myth, I don't know. Do you guys have some suggestions or anything, even a 1-800 number I could call.


    Also, NEWBIE! Can't wait to learn.
  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,680

    Sounds like a shade problem. Plant myrtle.
  3. Dumas10

    Dumas10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    What would that be?

  4. mrkosar

    mrkosar LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 680

    call a local professional and they will take care of it for you.
  5. Dumas10

    Dumas10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I would man, but I'm in a very small town in the north of Canda. The population is around 900, so there isn't anyone that could really help me on the subject in the area.

  6. EdTLawn

    EdTLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Please provide a photo so we can access your current lawn
  7. Rob.C

    Rob.C LawnSite Member
    Messages: 157

    You stated moss, well u have acidic soil condition, plan on putting some lime down in the fall, I would have a soil test done, for us to realy help u we need pics, it could be 1000 things need more info.
  8. thomsoutdoor

    thomsoutdoor LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,444

    Everything Rob C said but I would add that also sounds like bad drainage. At least down here when we have a moss problem it usually means bad drainage along with ph and to much shade.

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