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Re: amending soil for turf grass planting


I just found out I have a "Freedom Lawn".


Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
Remember:  The River Raisin, The Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11


> [Original Message]
> From: Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 3/17/2007 10:58:01 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] amending soil for turf grass planting
>
> Theresa,
>
> Pre-emergents prevent weeds by preventing plant roots from growing-
usually 
> causing them to club.
> Most of the labels require a minimum of 6 weeks, and some as long as 6 
> months between seeding and using a pre-emergent. A lot depends on soil 
> temps, since many  pre-emergents are formulated to release only at
certain 
> temps.
>
> One rule of thumb between seeding and using any herbicide says that if
the 
> turf is growing vigorously, and you've mowed it several times, then it's 
> probably safe to use an herbicide - but always read and follow all label 
> directions exactly.
>
> d
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Theresa W" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2007 12:18 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] amending soil for turf grass planting
>
>
> > Hi all-
> >
> > Ok- so I've officially starting my backyard rehab plan.  I rented a sod 
> > cutter, cut most of the backyard this afternoon.  Parts or too dry and 
> > parts are too wet for it to easily roll up an be removed.  Sooo this is 
> > going to be quick the project this weekend, but I'm sure I'll get it
done 
> > somehow.  And the whole drainage, poor grading issue is part of why I'm 
> > redoing it anyway.
> > So- eventually I'll get all the old sod removed, and then I want to
amend 
> > the very clay soil back there.  Does anyone have experience/suggestions
of 
> > what to use to amend it and at what rate of application.  Also, I 
> > understant there is some kind of pre-emergent weed preventor that I can 
> > use when I plant the grass seed.  Anybody know what it is?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Theresa (who kind of feels like she's been through the wringer cycle in 
> > the washing machine after using the sod cutter this afternoon)
> >
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