Best time to level...

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Is there a certain frame that is best to level or is it based solely off how my lawn is growing/greening up in the spring. I would like to get it done for the heat of summer gets here.

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I'm slightly south of you. I'm going to wait until early may. give the bermuda time to get growing but before it's 150 degrees and 200% humidity.

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Last year I did it around March 15 and it took about 3 weeks to fully grow out, weather was around 70. If you do it in May, June it can grow out in like a week but it tends to be hotter (80s-90s)and more exhausting.

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I have done most of my leveling in the spring. Recovery may be a bit slower, but I like to get it done when the weather is favorable and then enjoy it all season.

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chadh wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:28 am
I'm slightly south of you. I'm going to wait until early may. give the bermuda time to get growing but before it's 150 degrees and 200% humidity.
I live pretty close to you. Have you put out any pre-emergent yet?

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I am in Montgomery, and I believe this weekend will be the first cut on the new sod. Plan on putting pre-em out after that.

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dman wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:37 pm
chadh wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:28 am
I'm slightly south of you. I'm going to wait until early may. give the bermuda time to get growing but before it's 150 degrees and 200% humidity.
I live pretty close to you. Have you put out any pre-emergent yet?
I did last weekend.

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i haven't put out my second app of prodiamine yet. I did my first app in October. Planning on doing mine next weekend.

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chadh wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:50 am
dman wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:37 pm
chadh wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:28 am
I'm slightly south of you. I'm going to wait until early may. give the bermuda time to get growing but before it's 150 degrees and 200% humidity.
I live pretty close to you. Have you put out any pre-emergent yet?
I did last weekend.

I put mine out last weekend also. I hope it was not too wet.

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