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by robbybobby
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Bermuda ID?
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Bermuda ID?

Hi everyone, Been MIA for the last 2 months due to a new job. Finally getting some time back at the house and wanting to finish off the backyard. We bought the house last July so unsure of the bermuda that currently exists. Im able to cut it at 1/2 inch with no issues. Im located in the DFW area - m...
by robbybobby
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

It must be spring now! I haven’t posted in 8 days and my journal is on page 3! Update from Dallas: Getting some good growth in back with Bermuda, need to spray sledgehammer in the front to knock out a lot of crap that popped up after a heavy rain. Here’s to slightly warmer** weather and some spring ...
by robbybobby
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

Sooooo I detatched my St. Aug front yard today. I didn't go very deep to avoid any true damage. Accumulated 4 - 30 gallon trash bags. Honestly, cant say it looks a whole lot different on the majority of it but some it areas got thinned out pretty good. Worst case .... maybe best case - I killed it a...
by robbybobby
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

Was able to take advantage of the awesome weather in Dallas today. Things tackled: Rotary Cut - Lowest Setting Reel Scalp - Lowest setting without hitting dirt. Dethatch Rotary - Bagging Took me the better part of the afternoon. Roughly 4 hours... im starting to see some baby Bermuda coming back! ht...
by robbybobby
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

As predicted - Dallas got destroyed over the course of the morning. I even lost power for a good hour +.

So the Pre-M and MSM is watered in....let’s just hope I did a good broadcast app :)
by robbybobby
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: Austinite's 2019 Lawn Maintenance and Yard Projects Journal
Replies: 267
Views: 11477

Re: Austinite's 2019 Lawn Maintenance and Yard Projects Journal

Ignorant question - why do we want to splice the runners? I dethatched a couple weeks back and doing so chopped up most but still have some sizable runners.
by robbybobby
Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

3/7/19 MSM app down to kill off the PRG. Applied at .5oz/acre which came out to roughly .057oz for my 5k backyard. 3/8/19 Half app of Pre-M at the yearly max (.83/k). 2.075 oz for the backyard (2.49oz with the red solo cup). .83 oz for the front yard. Prepped for my line domination ha went about 2 f...
by robbybobby
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Outdoor Living & Other Hobbies
Topic: Let's see your Man caves!
Replies: 24
Views: 1456

Re: Let's see your Man caves!

That Router work is gold lol. All you gotta do now is fill in the lettering!
by robbybobby
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Equipment & Tools
Topic: John Deere greens mower Questions
Replies: 910
Views: 46398

Re: John Deere greens mower Questions

Maybe added weight?
by robbybobby
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: How deep do you let rocks lay
Replies: 7
Views: 328

Re: How deep do you let rocks lay

Id say unless theyre 6-8 inches below soil, you may have some issues with growth. Especially rocks those size. Purely opinion!
by robbybobby
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

Busy day on the lawn today. 2.15.19. I'm getting over a cold, so I figured i'd save my voice get outside in the nice weather and put some work in. 73* in Dallas today! (It'll be 35 by morning tomorrow ha) Today's activities: - Picked up a weeks worth of dog turds. - Took the Toro Rotary as low as it...
by robbybobby
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

PRG Kill Off

1st “I’m a dumba**” experience in the books! On Jan 18, I sprayed a decent dose of Image on my backyard. I had had positive experiences with it in the past (on Bermuda) so I figured I’d let it knock out all the nutsedge, dollarweed and parsley peirt in the backyard. https://i.postimg.cc/FzZD6G4P/AEB...
by robbybobby
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?

I’ve seen a lot of people have positive reviews regarding the greenworks dethatcher so I popped on one from Amazon.


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by robbybobby
Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?

That roof will be throwing a lot more shade right now then it will be during the growing season. You're absolutely correct! Thank you for dropping this subtle knowledge on me. I took it and google more to learn... was super ignorant on the topic. It looks like that may have been the dagger for the ...
by robbybobby
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

PGR Goodies

Took advantage of the chemical exchange (fantastic idea) - got 16oz of PGR from @Polarjk.
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by robbybobby
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?

My advice is to find out what you have first. Do a 1 inch cut and bag it all. Then rent a flail blade de-thatcher. Go over your entire yard in bother directions and make check to verify you are going 1/2 inch into the soil. Then I would mow at 1 inch again and bag all the thatch. I would tend to be...
by robbybobby
Mon Jan 28, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?

Have never tried dethatching the St. Aug but everything I’ve read mirrors Spammage . Having observed the sunlight today I’m iffy on Bermuda. 3/4 of the yard gets 7+ hours of sunlight but the other 1/4 might not get more than 2. I sit N/S and my roof provides some unwanted shade. I didn’t get a Pre-M...
by robbybobby
Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Warm Season Lawns
Topic: Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Lowering lawn level to sidewalk level?

This doesn't seem like an easy task...but hopefully someone tells me different! My front yard is around 2K worth of St. Aug. The majority of which sits around 3-5 inches above the sidewalk and path to my front door. I am wanting to bring that gap down to flush - .5 in. Am I looking at massive leveli...
by robbybobby
Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal

For educational purposes... Anyone familiar with what kind of tree these are? I absolutely love them - skinny, tall, green all year. My research points to a Eastern Red Cedar but that my best guess. https://i.postimg.cc/t4FPJYG3/IMG-1445.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/8zkJpwwS/IMG-1447.jpg https://i.post...
by robbybobby
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Warm Season Lawn Journals
Topic: RobbyBobby Lawn Journal
Replies: 16
Views: 1084

Re: 1/11/19 Update - Trees and Weeds

A few of the cedars got a trim Wednesday ahead of bulk trash pickup. https://i.postimg.cc/BZT55cmR/56874816035-58159641-CCB2-4-C4-A-9-B6-A-A4-B917-EE40-B6.jpg These basically encompass everything I have in my yard right now. What are some cool weather recommendations to knock these out? https://i.p...