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2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by g-man » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:16 am

^ great strategy.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by g-man » Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:19 am

Soil was warm and no longer frozen. Took soil samples with the great help of my 3yr old. She almost dropped the sample bag. :-)

Noticed the front yard soil profile looked different than the backyard. Kept them separately to test them independently.

It is starting to green up.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Suburban Jungle Life » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:00 am

g-man wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:16 am
^ great strategy.
Thanks! I'm trying the Matt martin approach. Another benefit I think would be if I missed a spot the first round, I have another chance to cover it for round 2.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by bklusa1 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:53 pm

I was planning on split app's as well, first time using prodiamine and it will be granular. Last year was the first time I had ever put down a pre-emergent (newer to this stuff) and I did the Scott's/tenacity starter first because I wanted to do some seeding, followed up by Dithiopyr in May.

Was kind of thinking around Apr 1 for the first one and May 15 for the 2nd, give or take. Seem reasonable? Trying to think ahead 'in case' I need to seed again this fall and get the second app in early enough so that it doesn't interfere with that.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Lawnguyland » Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:52 pm

Got some seed down on my cousins crabgrass plantation of a yard today after a quick raking. I wanted to get it down before one of our mediocre snowfalls but I was too busy. I’ve got the tenacity ready to go!
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Post by OnyxsLawn » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:30 pm

Pulled the grass plugs out of my garage (never got around to building racks with growing lamps). Hoping to get them in the ground next week when the sun comes out.
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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by ronjon84790 » Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:13 pm

Mowed the front and back at 3/4”. Front is plush with the bluegrass/rye mix. The backyard always lags behind in the spring. It’s all bluegrass.
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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by jabopy » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:57 am

A great feeling when I managed to mow the tops off the grass last night. Got up this morning we had an inch of rain last night, at least I now know where I need to level with sand next time.!!

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Post by Avalawn T » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:48 pm

1st mow and planted a vanilla strawberry tree form hydrangea at the end of my encore azalea hedge.
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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by rockinmylawn » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:49 am

Friday 03.15 : spray 1st app {of 2} of Pre_M
Saturday 03.16: spring pruning with the wife & some transplanting
Sunday 03.17: local dump of pruned stuff

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Chris LI » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:34 am

@Avalawn T
Nice spring greenup!

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Chris LI » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:52 am

@ronjon84790
Strong start to the spring! It's very interesting to see kbg/rye with palm trees in the background.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by ronjon84790 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:59 pm

@Chris LI

Dead palm trees! My neighbors palms died 4 years ago with a cold front that lasted for a month. It’s an eye sore that he haven’t removed them. The area I live in lost 75 percent of its palms that year. My bluegrass/rye mix does great until late August. But then it’s Reno time in September. I’d take the one month struggle for soft bluegrass year round.

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by rec_n_crew3 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:17 pm

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by g-man » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:21 pm

@gravylookout it looks like you have some competition in the amount of snow in a yard. :-D

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by rec_n_crew3 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:58 pm

I’m only 28 degrees away from putting down my preemergent however ;)

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Avalawn T » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:35 pm

@Chris Li Thank you! It actually stayed that green all winter, super mild temps this year in Nashville. Put down the free screaming green couple weeks back along with N ext products.
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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by beastcivic » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:35 pm

Double mowed (first to 3.5", then down to 3"), sprayed down RGS and Air8 in a hose end sprayer. Then tank sprayed the beds to kill off any errant grass or weeds in them.
My daughter (3 yrs old) came out while I was edging and said "The grass looks good, Daddy!" I couldn't have been prouder at that moment. :)

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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Rule11 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:01 pm

ronjon84790 wrote:
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:13 pm
Mowed the front and back at 3/4”. Front is plush with the bluegrass/rye mix. The backyard always lags behind in the spring. It’s all bluegrass.
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Re: 2019 | What did you do with your lawn today?

Post by Rule11 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:04 pm

Cut at .40”, sprayed Prodiamine today for the first time at a 6 month rate. Built my 2019 Application tracking page. Here is to spring.
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