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Topdressing of Bermuda Lawn With River Sand

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by chaser2587, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. chaser2587

    chaser2587 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 166

    Here is my bermuda lawn that my wife and I topdressed yesterday with 6 yds of river sand. Hopefully this backbreaking work will pay off and I will have a smooth lawn to enjoy. Here are some pics!

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    We finished the right side before the rain
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    Front lawn before topdressing
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    After topdressing...
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  2. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Man Chase, that looks great! I know you worked hard and I am sorry about the heavy rain, happened to me as well.
     
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    That empty lot across the street looks just like the one across from me!
     
  4. Firefighter337

    Firefighter337 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    I want your jap maple for my yard.
     
  5. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    Take a trip to Loganville, GA when Growers Outlet is open again and you can get them for $8.
     
  6. Firefighter337

    Firefighter337 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Good Gracious, that is an insane deal. The prices around here are something in the neighborhood of 18" - 24" , $60 low and $105 high.
     
  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,777

    They had green and red at that price and it was about 2' tall.
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  8. Firefighter337

    Firefighter337 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Wow. I just emailed them to see what they have left. They close up June 13th. I should be done with sod on Tuesday and beds prepped Weds and Thursday.

    I have a great connection with a local nursury for 3-7 gallon loropetalums, indian hawthorns, and tea olives. I am also putting in some watermelon red and nanchez crape myrtles. But I really want 2 purple lace leafs and 2 green jap maples too. I'll let you know.

    Chaser, great looking job.
     
  9. chaser2587

    chaser2587 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 166

    Thank you it's one of my favorites.
     
  10. chaser2587

    chaser2587 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 166

    Yeah the heavy rain sucks... but THANK YOU for all of your help and advice! I've picked your brain and asked you a billion questions. Now I can't wait for it to green up!!!
     

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