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Old Yesterday, 11:30 AM   #101
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I'm trying to get rid of some broad leaf weeds that grow in a single patch like crab grass. Leaf grow tall fast. I've started using the weed killer that connect to water hose as s non concentration by pouring in a spray bottle to hand spray. Its slowly killing them but not good enough. So I'm going to attempt to manually cut them at ground level then spray again. Anyone have idea on good spray for broad leaf weeds?
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I'm trying to get rid of some broad leaf weeds that grow in a single patch like crab grass. Leaf grow tall fast. I've started using the weed killer that connect to water hose as s non concentration by pouring in a spray bottle to hand spray. Its slowly killing them but not good enough. So I'm going to attempt to manually cut them at ground level then spray again. Anyone have idea on good spray for broad leaf weeds?
Look on the past page, I posted a concentrate that I use for those specific type of weeds. Because it’s a concentrate though you have to mix with water and the directions aren’t that great so you have to do some online research. I basically eyed 6 teaspoons per gallon. Seemed to work well. Doesn’t kill anything but the weeds.

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What place did you get that from?
This may be it or similar to the weed I have https://www.alamy.com/common-signal-...ip%3d0%26pl%3d
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What place did you get that from?
This may be it or similar to the weed I have https://www.alamy.com/common-signal-...ip%3d0%26pl%3d
You can get it on amazon for under $15
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That's a nice deep green, whomever is taking care of it seems to be doin a great job.
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That's a nice deep green, whomever is taking care of it seems to be doin a great job.

Letís just say, itís well fed. Now, if this rain will stop, I can cut this forest down. Itís growing like crazy.


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Yeah, I snuck yesterday's mow in between the rain. Filled an entire 90gal can w/clippings, it was tall and I had to cut more off than I would like to have, but it didn't seem to stress it too bad.
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Yeah, I snuck yesterday's mow in between the rain. Filled an entire 90gal can w/clippings, it was tall and I had to cut more off than I would like to have, but it didn't seem to stress it too bad.

Wow, thatís impressive! Luckily my whopping 3k sq/ft doesnít take much effort to keep nice.


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Havenít mowed in a week I need to bad.. I put down som high nitrogen fertilizer last Monday and a bag of milorganite and it really woke up.. I was on second lowest setting on my honda mower too

Front is already at 3Ē but itís at Augustine and always looks good

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Just out of curiosity, does anyone that knows what they're doing live anywhere near Rowlett and mind stopping by my place for some Q&A? I'll buy you a case of beer or some fertilizer if that's more up your alley.

I've got roughly 2 acres out of 8 acres that I'd like to get into good shape. It looks moderately ok from a distance but looks like crap when you're standing in the yard looking straight down. Lots of weeds, grass is somewhat sparse. We've dealt with a few 'stickers' this year for the first time.

My kids spend a ton of time in the yard and I'd love to have some fairly lush grass for their bare feet. Just don't know where to begin.

I don't have a sprinkler system and I haven't fertilized since we moved in 4 years ago this month.
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Just out of curiosity, does anyone that knows what they're doing live anywhere near Rowlett and mind stopping by my place for some Q&A? I'll buy you a case of beer or some fertilizer if that's more up your alley.

I've got roughly 2 acres out of 8 acres that I'd like to get into good shape. It looks moderately ok from a distance but looks like crap when you're standing in the yard looking straight down. Lots of weeds, grass is somewhat sparse. We've dealt with a few 'stickers' this year for the first time.

My kids spend a ton of time in the yard and I'd love to have some fairly lush grass for their bare feet. Just don't know where to begin.

I don't have a sprinkler system and I haven't fertilized since we moved in 4 years ago this month.
Do you know if you have Bermuda or st Augustine?
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Regardless of what grass you have, start doing pre emergent.

Last week of February, first week of may, late September and late December

That alone will drastically reduce your weeds as majority are annuals
Since you have a big area I suggest sunniland from Loweís itís 25 a bag and treats like 12k square feet




Also fertilizing during growing season helps a lot too (between April - august)

Lastly a weed killer (aka post emergent) thatís safe on your turf grass to spot treat weeds..
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I want to say we've got a bit of both but I'll have to walk around a bit and look. Honestly though, I don't recall seeing many 'runners' so it may be mostly St Augustine.

I've hesitated getting started simply because of the size yard we're dealing with. I've assumed it'll be crazy expensive to treat such a large area.

And since everyone likes pictures, here are a couple I have saved in my phone.





The pond looks like crap in the first pic because I had just mowed and a lot of clippings blew in the pond. The catfish were following me all around the pond eating whatever bugs they could find.

The big raw spot by the tree behind the pups in the second pic is where I buried my Golden Retriever last year. Those Great Pyrenees pups are now 75 and 90 pounds each, roughly a year old.

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I can’t tell 100% from photos but looks like Bermuda and a lot of dallisgrass

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You have a couple options
You can kill it with roundup and have a dead spot in your yard or if you have Bermuda you can use msma and it will kill it and not harm the Bermuda.. it costs about 130 for a 2.5 gallon jug and that jug treats up to 4 acres or som crazy shit..
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I canít tell 100% from photos but looks like Bermuda and a lot of dallisgrass

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You have a couple options
You can kill it with roundup and have a dead spot in your yard or if you have Bermuda you can use msma and it will kill it and not harm the Bermuda.. it costs about 130 for a 2.5 gallon jug and that jug treats up to 4 acres or som crazy shit..
yes - we have lots of dallisgrass.
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