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Old 02-28-2014, 11:59 AM   #1
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It's about March, do I weed and feed now or later? Never have gotten this right. I have sod and it was laid down in 2010. (Newer house) The lawn looks good, I cut it at about 3 inches. I just need to know how to properly maintain it for cheap. Who has the tricks to getting a lawn looking good? TIA

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Old 02-28-2014, 01:12 PM   #2
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We don't have a clue what species of lawn you have, so my advise is to take that information to your county extension service, with a soil sample properly collected, and those folks can give you information more valuable than all the argumentative people on any forum.

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Old 02-28-2014, 01:27 PM   #3
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I'm not that serious about it lol, I just thought there was certain times when you weed and feed lawns.
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I'm not that serious about it lol, I just thought there was certain times when you weed and feed lawns.
And in general, that's why most people doing their own lawn would be just as well off driving down the street pitching dollar bills out the window for vagrants to find. I just tell it like I see it.
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Old 02-28-2014, 01:45 PM   #5
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Old 03-04-2014, 04:57 PM   #6
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check out aroundtheyard.com who are the lawn gurus... but lawns aren't that hard... Don't use weed and feed ever, because the time you need to put down pre-emergent is too early to feed. Use preemergent a few weeks before the forsythia bloom and a slow release fertilizer a few weeks after.
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check out aroundtheyard.com who are the lawn gurus... but lawns aren't that hard... Don't use weed and feed ever, because the time you need to put down pre-emergent is too early to feed. Use preemergent a few weeks before the forsythia bloom and a slow release fertilizer a few weeks after.
thanks. I need lawn tips too.
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Thanks for that lawn website, was looking for something handy like that!
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Wait another month or two...we're still early in the season
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Wait another month or two...we're still early in the season
I'm not sure where you live but the OP lives in Georgia and it's definitely time to do your spring fertilization now! Doing an early spring fertilization hopes the grass have sufficient nutrients when it starts growing.
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Make sure to channel water flow! I flooded my lawn last year, and it wasn't pretty. Had to wait weeks before it evaporated and soaked into the ground. I washed my feet in the muddy water...
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I'm not sure where you live but the OP lives in Georgia and it's definitely time to do your spring fertilization now! Doing an early spring fertilization hopes the grass have sufficient nutrients when it starts growing.
Ah, you are right. Missed the location

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