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Old 04-13-2012, 10:21 AM
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lol yeah I honestly just don't care that much. Don't get me wrong, I maintain my property, but I just don't care that much of what's growing in my yard, just as long as there is SOMETHING growing and it's green lol.
LOL, same is true of me. When I wasn't working, I had the nicest yard but between shift work and 60 hour weeks, grass is grass so long as it's green and my yard man comes to cut on time!

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Old 04-13-2012, 10:25 AM
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We buy this stuff from walmart I think it's called "LAWN FOOD", it's REALLY cheap and we put that down once or twice a year. I think it makes everything grow(weeds included) but like I said we just don't want mud everywhere, so as long as something's growing it's all good . When we bought our house the whole yard was bare dirt/mud and we constantly were tracking it in the house.

I can't imagine how much you guys put into a nice lawn, it must be a lot of work/money.
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kinda of on the subject.. I have patches of clover taking over some area of my yard.. I use the 4 Scott method and still no help.. tried to kill it this spring by spraying just weed killer on it but it looks like it wants to come back WTF ???
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I have the clover problem, too, never had it so bad until after the hurricanes a few years ago, blew all that stuff in that hadn't been a problem previously. I have a dog, though, so spraying any kind of poison in my yard isn't going to happen so I just keep it cut short lol.

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well here is a little update to my weed problem. along with all of your assistance here, and an independent turf provider, i think i have quackgrass. the concensus appears to be total eradication to kill it as quackgrass spreads fomr rhizomes, not a seed or regular root and none of the concentrated weed killers will kill it...

SO...a few gallons of round up concentrate later and voila...here is what i have now.





the new sod comes saturday morning and with any luck ill post an update sunday when i lay the sod!
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I'd try to get it delivered and laid down at night...then I'd sell the old guys some quack grass plugs and tell 'em it's the same stuff you planted.
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thanks for the tip warlock!

it is supposed to come saturday afternoon and it is supposed to be a bit wet...to me, this makes for perfect sod laying weather...the only issue is im going to rent a power thatcher/rake saturday morning...so i need it to be dry to get all the dead goodies off the ground first...

why do i do this to myself..HAHA

OMG speakiong of quackgrass plugs, the neighbours are all stopping my place this week because of the brown grass...they are all like...what happened to your lawn man..did you over fertilize?? idiots..I tell them ithat i have grubs and because my lawn is so good, the grubs from their crappy lawn came to my place for the smorgasboard...I love F*#*^ing with them!
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That's hilarious. I've gotten rid of most of my moss and now I've been diminished to cutting the established grass clumps from between my slate pathway cracks, and around the koi pond, to filling in bare spots in the yard/lawn. And to be quite honest, however tedious, it's doing a nice job of filling it in.
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i can only think of one other job i like better than a good lawn job...
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Had this stuff when I lived in Michigan and it was known as "quack grass" there. Grows twice as fast as the bluegrass and spreads. Bad news is you have to kill everything to get rid of it. If its just in spots kill those spots and reseed, otherwise kill the whole lawn if you cannot live with it. Your only other option is to adopt the philosophy I had.. "if its green and you cut it short enough its grass".
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