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reapiaring damage from road salt?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by jbone, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. jbone

    jbone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    I have a few customers that have dead patches of lawn along the road from road salt during the winter. I know its late in the season. Should it be reapired now or wait till next spring? Either way how do I fix it? Will reseeding it work or will the salt kill it or prevent it from growing?
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    IMO I would wait till next Spring...there will be that much more to do anyway from this upcoming winter's salt as well.
  3. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 628

    apply some gypsum to these areas. It will help chemically react to the salt damage. I would apply some now and then till some more in, in the spring and seed then.
  4. jbone

    jbone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    thanks for the help!!

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