JerseyGreens 2020 Lawn Reno - BlueBank KBG Mono - Front

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Well OK then - I have a project for next Thursday's N App - thanks gents!

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Just threw down 0.25 lbs N per K via granular AMS. Watered in...it's windy so I hope all glass blades dry before night.

Going to try liquid next week.

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JerseyGreens wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:02 pm
Di3soft wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:48 am
@JerseyGreens Im not sure your of your temp but the dew usually dries up by noon for me,also is there a reason you cant spray AMS? then water it in a little while later
For simplicities sake for me to get 0.25 Lbs N per K I have to apply 7.7lbs of AMS.

I basically use the same 7.7Lbs but melt it into my carrier - which will only be 4.5 G up to the very top of my backpack sprayer? Comes out to .7G per K.

Water in immediately?

Thanks!
The foliar uptake of the N severely plateaus between 3 and 4 hours after application. IIRC I think something like 80% is absorbed at the 4 hour mark and not much more happens after that. At such low rates of N the burn chance should be minimal. I wait at least 3 hours before watering. I've also waited till the next morning before watering. I use Urea with 1 ga carrier tho.

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DAG: 47

Brought her down to 3/4 inch. Jumping around a little due to grading and no front roller. Not bad though.


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Not bad at all! Great looking stripes. Show us some crisscross pattern next time!

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Looking great brotha! Those stripes are real for real. Coverage looks incredible too, filling in nicely after all the washout craziness.
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Nice! The Bluebank still stripes great at 3/4". Maybe it's that mower. 8 blade? Great cut.

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@shadowlawnjutsu thanks man! Trying to burn in the long ones before trying anything crazy. Definitely going criss cross before the season is over!

@OnTheLawn thanks bro! Yup. I still have patchy areas but nothing that a proplugger and Spring won't fix.

@bf7 thanks pal! Def stripes very good. It's a 6 blade actually. I am liking the Allett a lot. High quality machine. I can't wait to put the front roller back on.

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Looks like you are starting to have fun! Boy these Reno’s are stressful, I can’t wait til the end of next Spring to see what all our lawns look like.

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Put down another dose of 0.25 lbs N per K...this lawn is HUNGRY! That decomp level of my old grass/thatch is really taking N away from my babies.

I can't wait for the day when that Fungi/Bacteria/organic N gives back more some 2-3 inches down. Basically building a layer of fertile gold.

Also dropped 15 lbs of Lime per K via Cal-Turf - stuff isn't cheap when it comes to lime but I like that it's coated in humates. Stuff smelled just as bad as CX products (good sign).

Have to hit a total of ~60 lbs of Lime per K...decided on getting there slowly (18-24 months) instead of sprinting to that goal.

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DAG: 51

The more mature the blades get the better they look color wise. It's funny that my re-seed in bare spots has a darker green look as those seedlings matured quicker, built up more leaf structure and are capable of pulling up more nutrients since they have space to be free. I definitely have some overcrowding in this Reno but hope it all works out.

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In dire need of a mow...hope it dries out for one later this afternoon.

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Definitely darkening up! Are you still planning prodiamine at 60 DAG?

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bf7 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:57 pm
Definitely darkening up! Are you still planning prodiamine at 60 DAG?
I think so. The soil is plenty warm right now for it to get into it.

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Now I'm starting to play around with my machine. Put the front roller back on. Blades are fairly mature now.

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Had one looky lou pull over and ask about my Allett and another jogger give me two thumbs up!

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JerseyGreens wrote:
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Definitely darkening up! Are you still planning prodiamine at 60 DAG?
I think so. The soil is plenty warm right now for it to get into it.
Man those are some killer double wide stripes! Color is looking so nice. Those N apps are doing wonders.

I might go earlier than 60 DAG. I think the label says 60 days after seed or second mow so I'm guessing most people just layer in the extra time as a hedge. You'll probably be fine waiting but the weed pressure in my yard is alarming right now.

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Also I feel like we are the only people updating our journals. Need to hear from all the reno'ers!

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bf7 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:08 pm
Also I feel like we are the only people updating our journals. Need to hear from all the reno'ers!
I think a lot of our crew is getting ready to hibernate over Winter.

I'm still getting substantial clippings every 2-3 days from a Mow although I can see things slowing down in ~2 weeks.

I don't know if I got lucky or the heavy Tenacity at seed down...knock on wood...after that crabgrass died out from those first cool nights I haven't gotten much weed pressure.

What rate of Prodiamine are you going with?

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Such a shame. Now seems to be the best time for glamour shots.

Not sure yet. Maybe the 4 month rate. What about you?

When are you planning your last N feeding?

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bf7 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:29 pm
Such a shame. Now seems to be the best time for glamour shots.

Not sure yet. Maybe the 4 month rate. What about you?

When are you planning your last N feeding?
3 month rate on the Prodiamine. I think 0.5oz/Acre.

Last N app will be at my average annual frost date per @ken-n-nancy advice. I think it will end up being halloween-ish.

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Well shoot, my average first frost is 10/11 - 10/20.

I really want to squeeze in one more feeding. I've dropped 1.6 lbs N/1k total this fall (I think less than ideal) and we've been super warm this week. We did have a freeze on 10/17 though.

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