Grass ‘Filler’

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Date Photo Taken: June 16, 2011
Location: Acworth, GA
Posted By: GT_MasterChief

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I am trying to get my backyard into shape. I have bermuda grass, but all in my backyard is this “filler” material between the grass that (to me) looks like moss, but I know it’s not moss…it’s the stuff that’s tan with a light-green hue in the picture. If I rake it vigorously it comes up. I know nothing about caring for my yard but am trying to learn. I’ve been told that bermuda grass will spread to fill in gaps, but I figured it can’t possibly do that if this ground cover is everywhere. When you look at it closely it has almost individual blades. Thanks for any help.

COMMENTS

  1. Bobby Unregistered says:

    It looks like moss to me. Whatever the culprit is bermuda is pretty resilient. If you have full sun and can water you’ll cover alot of ground with the amount of bermuda that is indicated in your pictures. Soil test. Do corrective lime if needed, apply the recommended fertilizer and core aerate that baby. Begin weed controls in about 6 weeks. If your back yard is shaded, North sloping or a combination of both, we got a problem.
    Check out this link for a pretty good overview of Bermuda grass in Georgia http://commodities.caes.uga.edu/turfgrass/georgiaturf/Articles/BermudaManagement.htm

    June 17th, 2011 at 10:06 pm

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