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Re: sod cutter?


So- what does kill Bermuda grass??

Theresa

Pam Evans wrote:
> Barb's right.  I had to dig some Bermuda out of my big rose bed a couple
> years ago and some of the roots went down about 18 inches.   My elbows were
> just at ground level and I was still feeling roots w/ the end of my
> fingers.  That's the worst stuff.  Lord only knows why anyone plants it!
> The good news is that St. Augustine seems to crowd it out and do away w/
> it.   I only leave a little bit of it up front because Sugar loves to eat
> it.
>
> On 9/9/06, sundrops@earthlink.net <sundrops@earthlink.net> wrote:
>   
>> Theresa, I have never used a sod cutter or replaced a lawn but am
>> concerned
>> about what will be required to actually get rid of the Bermuda grass
>> roots,
>> which I believe can extend several feet into the ground if they are happy
>> --
>> Good luck on what sounds like a big project --
>> --Barb, Grass Valley CA
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Theresa W." <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 6:45 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] sod cutter?
>>
>>
>>     
>>> I haven't actually figured out what grass would be best to use in this
>>> area.  That will require a little research- or advice from some
>>> knowledgable person!
>>>
>>> Theresa
>>>
>>> pdickson wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Theresa,
>>>> I have used one that we rented from a rental place.  I think as long as
>>>> your soil is moist but not wet or dry it wasn't too hard.  I ended up
>>>> being the one that had to pick up the sod and load it on a trailer...
>>>>         
>> now
>>     
>>>> that part was hard.
>>>> What kind of grass would you replace it with?
>>>> Tricia
>>>> zone 6b
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Theresa W." <
>>>>         
>> tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
>>     
>>>> To: "GardenChat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>> Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 8:00 PM
>>>> Subject: [CHAT] sod cutter?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>>> Have any of you used a sod cutter to remove your existing lawn?  Just
>>>>> curious how hard they are to use.  It finally came to my attention
>>>>>           
>> today
>>     
>>>>> that my back yard is inundated with bermuda grass- how lovely!  So, I
>>>>> started ripping it out, only to eventually realize that there was way
>>>>> more in more places than I could reasonable rip out, and at some point
>>>>> it just makes sense to replace the sod entirely.
>>>>>
>>>>> Any advise it welcome!
>>>>>
>>>>> Theresa
>>>>>
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