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Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!
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Old 03-21-2007, 06:21 PM
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I am located in VA on the Eastern shore I am trying to figure a good quality seed for myself and my customers.I need a hardy grass that is drought tolerant.A few of my customers as well as myself have tall fescue without sprinklers.Last summer they browned up pretty well
I have to overseed 2 plus my own but dont want to use Tall Fescue again.Any Ideas?
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Old 03-22-2007, 05:10 PM
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After talking to a few people today I found out alot of lawns down here are Bermuda grass(weed) and some of them grow like crazy.
I was thinking about just overseeding with a good quality mix fescue.
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Old 03-22-2007, 10:38 PM
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Do you have any effects at all from the salt from the ocean?
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Old 03-23-2007, 02:51 PM
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No salt here or at customers.Towards last August it was very hot and very little rain until the end of September.I think I am just going to fertilize all 3 and wait until the fall to overseed.
I figure there is no sense overseeding now and then have another drought.
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Old 03-28-2007, 08:24 PM
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Usually the late summer, early fall is tbe best time to do any type of lawn renovation
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