Tall Fescue eradication in KBG

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by danthony, May 2, 2012.

  1. danthony

    danthony LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    I was wondering if there is anything out there that is a good solution to remove Tall Fescue in KBG other than Rounding up and reseeding? I am located in central IL.

  2. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,267

    No herbicide currently on the market will take out TF from KBG.
    Certainty no longer approved.

    What percent infestation do you have? Can you dig out the clumps and spot reseed/resod?
    Otherwise, you are stuck.

    At least TF is a clump type grass. I have the same problem with a quackgrass infested lawn, it is a worse problem.
  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,676

    Simple --dig it out and replace with sod. It easiest to cut an 18 inch square and cut the sod to match.
  4. danthony

    danthony LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    this stuff is scattered all over ... not so simple to dig out.

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