Timotej's Lawn Journal (Europe/Slovenia)

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With that much soil, I would let the rain help settle it, so you can level and seed.

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Decision is made. I will wait for tomorrow thunderstorms and rain till Wednesday.
Thanks @g-man for your advice. I will probably seed on Friday.

Plan is, to screen soil for top layer. I will also mix some sand in it, not too much. Than level again, seed, roll, cover seeds with peat moss, 23-23-5, spray with mesotrione, humic, sea kelp.

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Now I will also have time to instal canal for rain water which is running down from left stairs.
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Great work tim🍻 What size is the new lawn area going to be? Looks like you had fit young helpers on hand. 👍

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It is around 150sqm(1600sqft)

Yeah, I’m very thankful to everybody involved in this project. I would not finish this in time, if I haven’t got help from my friends and family.

Rain did already wash smaller sand particles from surface. I’m happy, that I decided to wait for rain.
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Installed self made drain canal.
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Screened soil for final layer
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Final layer of soil and final leveling
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Seeded 3kg per 150sqm of yvette kbg
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Seeds lightly raked in
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Rolled
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Peat moss
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Sprayed humic and aminoacids, than watered whole area.

I will spray mesotrione in few days.

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8 days since seed down
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10 days since seed down
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Yesterday did a 2 passes with a roller(60kg), just for a test.
Grass didn’t get stressed too much.
Today I rolled all grass to get better root to soil contact.
Sprayed with humic, seakelp, aminoacids.

For now, I’m very happy with my first mono stand kbg lawn.

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What are your current temps?

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Great growing temps. Start doing spoon feeding of fast nitrogen soon.

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Today I also foliar applied some N(organic)
I will be spoon feeding foliar every few days:)

And with next rain ams,...

Grass is at 1,5cm now.

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Some overlaps of mesotrione are still seen. But are slowly disappearing.

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13 days from germination
Doing foliar N+K+Humic+seakelp
And spoon feeding N via roots.
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Little update on my monostand kbg lawn:
Spoon feeding with N,K. I will do another starter fert. application tomorrow. Maybe another app. of mesotrione too.
I’m very happy with results! Weather is definitely on my side:)

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Fantastic result Tim 👌 That's looking great from where I'm sitting. Well worth the effort you and your team put in.👍

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First mow. I tok it down to 2cm.
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Did a cut with manual reel mower in two directions, than rolled and later sprayed with N, Fe, aminoacids, humic.
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Forecast for this month.
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Re planted rhododendron , did a double cut on left side, single on right side, foliar app of N,Fe, aminoacids, seakelp
I'm very happy with a progress so far. I know next spring/summer this lawn will mature and become thick as f...
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I like consistency of growth and color in mono stand lawn. I will probably do a reno of front section next spring.
I still have 7kg of DLF Yvette seeds left 8-) If I get DLF Miracle till next spring I will do Miracle mono on front section.

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Did a double cut with a manual reel today.
I will apply last dose of N on Friday.
Very happy with resaults🥳

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