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Do I got this right? Kill yard and start over!

13 years ago

So I've already decided that I want to do this so let's stick to whether I got the procedure down right or if there is any tweaks to what I am doing.

I spoke to someone very knowledgeable and between what I researched and what they told me this is what I plan to do with my heavily weed and bermuda infested yard. I am REALLY trying to be as thorough as can be to help limit initial weed and bermuda grass infestation.

1) wait for temp to be around 70f, mix double concentrate batch of round up and spray whole yard. Let it sit for 3-4 days (do this to get to roots).

2) have lawn desoded 2-3" and removed (dont want to flip and reintroduce seeds and such).

3) take soil sample to see if I need additives later

4) water dirt and when weed/grass sprouts in next couple days spot treat with roundup.

5) cover yard in plastic sheet and let it bake in the sun for a week to ensure anything else is killed.

6) till yard 3" down and mix in additives if needed.

7) rake soil even, remove rocks and such

8) spread my Fescue/Bluegrass on soil (lawn area gets plenty of light with shade midpoint into day)

9) water yard 3 times a day for 5 minutes.

Thanks for your feedback!

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