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Postby wags83 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:19 am

The pics looked like fun. Sorry 'bout your yard.

We have a thistle problem that's pretty annoying. I just pull them out but it's so tough to get the whole root so they grow back right away.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:21 am

wags83 wrote:Source of the post We have a thistle problem that's pretty annoying. I just pull them out but it's so tough to get the whole root so they grow back right away.

You haven't tried spraying?
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Postby wags83 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:23 am

I haven't at this point. It's mostly in and around the garden, so I was trying to avoid that but I might have to do something at least for the yard. I'll just keep pulling in the garden.
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Postby Tyler » Mon Jul 10, 2017 5:16 pm

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Postby Tyler » Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:41 pm

Worse from this angle?
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Postby bmyoungs » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:14 pm

How long was it up? Should be fine though with some sun and water

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Postby Tyler » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:49 pm

bmyoungs wrote:Source of the post How long was it up? Should be fine though with some sun and water

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4 hours? Yeah, it will all come back, hopefully in time for Evie's birthday party
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Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:15 pm

aerate - check
over seed - check

It's mid October and my yard looks better than it did during the summer. I'll be mowing into December if this keeps up.
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Postby Corey » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:27 pm

I aerated over the weekend. Too late to seed for us up here. There's a couple bare spots I'll seed in the spring
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Postby ejhartman91 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:27 pm

Aerated. How do I over seed?

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Postby Tyler » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:46 pm

ejhartman91 wrote:Aerated. How do I over seed?

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Get some bags of seed and spread it all over. Do you have a broadcast spreader? You can also rent a fancy machine that puts the seed into the ground.

Most people say to overseed in the fall because you can't seed in the spring when you put down weed preventative, that stop stops seed from growing.

Corey said there is a Scott's app that tells you when to do everything. Corey, does it take location into account?
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Postby Corey » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:59 pm

Tyler wrote:
ejhartman91 wrote:Aerated. How do I over seed?

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Get some bags of seed and spread it all over. Do you have a broadcast spreader? You can also rent a fancy machine that puts the seed into the ground.

Most people say to overseed in the fall because you can't seed in the spring when you put down weed preventative, that stop stops seed from growing.

Corey said there is a Scott's app that tells you when to do everything. Corey, does it take location into account?
Yeah it's a personalized plan
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Postby ejhartman91 » Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:03 am

Downloaded the Scott's app. This is cool. I'm assuming I can substitute other fertilizer products for the Scott's stuff recommended in the app (i.e. Menard's) I actually went out and bought a Scott's broadcast spreader to replace my crappy sub $20 Yardworks spreader from Menard's. I also bought some seed (I will be overseeding to help repair my yard) and Fall fertilizer.
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Postby Tyler » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:25 am

Mowed last night since the next week has a high of 45 basically. Maybe that will be the last mow of the season?
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Postby ejhartman91 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:57 am

I mowed earlier this week and put down fall season fertilizer. Hoping this is the last mow for the year. Definitely need to take my mower somewhere to get it tuned up.

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Postby wags83 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:06 am

I wanted to mow once more just to mulch up the last few leaves that didn't get raked but didn't really get a chance. If it warms up this weekend, maybe I will Sunday or Monday.
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Postby blake » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:19 pm

mowed on Wednesday. Hopefully the last time for this year
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Postby Corey » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:24 pm

I need to mow one more time at some point to mulch up the leaves. We didn't rake at all this year since we have two small trees and the leaves never really blew in our yard.
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Postby wags83 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:30 pm

We finished raking last night, but we spaced it out enough that there are leaves in areas where we had earlier raked. Big tree in the backyard is completely done dropping leaves but front yard has a lot left to fall.

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