Posts Tagged ‘lawn’

Lawn – Dog Urine Spots

Q: I have two female dogs which immediately head for our front yard to relieve themselves when I let them out. Needless to say, there are plenty of yellow patches of dead grass throughout. Is there a chemical I could...

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Diagnosing (Identifying) Holes in the Yard

Sometimes many heads are better than one when it comes to solving a problem. Wade Hutcheson, my Extension colleague in Spalding county, gets plenty of calls from the citizens of his area asking his help in identifying various holes in...

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Lawn Fertilizer – Using Beer

Q: A friend told me about a trick he uses to keep a beautiful green yard. He mixes and applies one part each of the following: ammonia, lemon-scented dish detergent, beer and Coke (not Pepsi!). Is this true? Will it...

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Fescue – Tree Leaves on New Lawn

Q: I over seeded my fescue lawn 10 days ago and now its covered with leaves. How do I clean up the leaves without damaging the plants? Should I leave them for a while, blow them, or vacuum them up...

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Slime Mold – On Lawn

Q: Recently we had our grandchildren over and they ran all over our bermuda lawn. When they came in the house their sneakers were black. I covered a broom  with a white towel and brushed it over the grass. It also...

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Lawn – Measuring Area (Square Footage)

Q: Is there a way to determine the square footage of our lawn? The bottle of weed killer that attaches to the hose said it covers 5000 square feet. A: When caring for a lawn, its size is a basic...

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Hole in Yard – Decomposed Stump

Q: I discovered a ten inch wide hole in my yard by stepping in it while mowing. I didn’t see it because it was covered by grass. There was no dirt piled up around it. It descends eight inches and...

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