Redtwin's Hurricane Michael Recovery Lawn Journal

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Redtwin's Hurricane Michael Recovery Lawn Journal

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This photo is from about 5 weeks prior to Hurricane Michael, which hit on October 10, 2018.

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Post Hurricane view from the roof (October 11, 2018). Most photos in the journal will be taken from the lower right corner of this picture looking across to the left towards the white workshop.
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Cut all downed trees, cleared debris, and raked (October 21, 2018).

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So it begins... Scalped and put down a bunch of sand. It ended up being just shy of 2 yards/1000sf. Also put down some 29-0-9 at just over 1lb N/1000.

March 19, 2019.

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After 1 week. The weather has been unseasonably chilly and the kids were home on spring break so with the cool temps and heavy traffic, this first week has been slow.

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After 3 weeks; you can really start to see where it is thicker due to the tire ruts. Temps are finally up in the 70s and we got some good rain.
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Looks like it coming back in pretty good. Good luck with it this season
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1FASTSS wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:48 pm
Looks like it coming back in pretty good. Good luck with it this season
Thank you!

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After 5 weeks. The ruts are still showing but the grass is running into it and poking out in spots (see close up). I’m hoping that if I just keep mowing it low, it will fill in quickly.
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Coming along nicely and great progress post hurricane...
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