Cool Season Lawn Guide

Cool season grasses like Kentucky Bluegrass, Fescue & Rye
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Mdos wrote:
Mon May 27, 2019 6:37 pm
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Findlotsize link is no longer working. Just a heads up.


Absolutely amazing thread! Thank you so much for the free resource! I know it took a long time to write it up, and I’m truly thankful for it! @g-man

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@g-man my university sent me back my soil sample and recommended I fertilize with ammonium sulfate since my PH was a little high. All I have access to in my area looks like spray grade from rural King is this acceptable to use as fertilizer or is there a difference? Thanks

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It works. It might be too small for a granular spreader, but it the same thing (21-0-0). A co-op might have ams or ask the university for assistance.

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a quick question. I'm in Cincinnati and we haven't had much rain lately. It rained a tiny bit monday night and it's not supposed to rain again until next monday. At this time of year, do i need a supplemental watering in between, or am I fine?

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In Indy, our lawns are using 0.07in of water per day. If you don't have rain, then you should supplement with 0.5in once a week.

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Thank you so much, this has been so helpful especially for a newbie like me.

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Is a pre-emergent necessary here in the PNW where crabgrass isn't an issue?

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For crabgrass, not likely, but it can help with POA a.

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Not for nothing @g-man but you start with spring then go to “summer to do list.” Shouldn’t it read “spring to do list?”

Also what do you suggest about existing weeds from a mild winter? CCO and follow with a pre-m?

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Hey I'm new to this forum and lawn care! Under Spring, it lists a Summer to-do list, then has a separate Summer section later on. Is that a mistake and it should be a Spring to-do list?

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@Rezer typo. I fixed it. Thanks

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I have somehow missed/over-looked this since I joined!! Great info!!!

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First post here. Awesome stuff! I will definitely be looking back to this thread again and again. Thank you for posting it!

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@g-man found this to be very useful identifing turf, easy slide presentation mode. Worthy of a sticky thread?
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g-man wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:45 pm
In Indy, our lawns are using 0.07in of water per day. If you don't have rain, then you should supplement with 0.5in once a week.
@g-man is there a source on where you get the lawn water usage? Or is that a specific device you have installed. I think here in PA the 10 day again has no rain forecasted, albeit cool. Therefore, just trying to schedule out how much, if any/when to supplement with water.

The .5” in this example only being once per week would anything over .5” be twice a week for example?

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g-man wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:37 pm
@Creppin ET and irrigation guide
Thank you! I should have known. I’ll have to re-read it as there’s a lot of good info to comprehend.

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Hey guys first time posting so hope I’m in the right area to look for some guidance. I live in Colorado just north of Denver area and I’m looking to put a putting green in my yard next spring. I was wonder what grass type would be best for this application. I currently have a Kentucky blue and rye mix but it rough so at the beginning of next year I was going to bring in top soil sand mix to level out after cutting it short and possibly seed for the putting green. Any help or advice would be appreciated! Thanks.

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