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Old 03-27-2018, 11:04 AM
Status: "It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah" (set 17 days ago)
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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Old 03-27-2018, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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haha, ive seen that. they seem to show up in listings as a nursery or sod farm or something. no online presence or reviews. unless im recommended by someone who has used them; i at least need to see a web site and some reviews.
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Old 03-27-2018, 02:47 PM
Status: "It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah" (set 17 days ago)
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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haha, ive seen that. they seem to show up in listings as a nursery or sod farm or something. no online presence or reviews. unless im recommended by someone who has used them; i at least need to see a web site and some reviews.
it's good to be skeptical, and that's not my neck of the woods
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Old 03-27-2018, 09:26 PM
 
Location: The place where the road & the sky collide
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so my lawn is utterly wrecked and we are basically starting from scratch. the property is 1 acre. i have a proposal for sod $17,900 vs seeding at $8500. so there is a pretty big premium for sod. i dont mind waiting for it to grow, its failure and follow up work that i am more concerned about. i have done some online research and it seems like the fall is the best time for this but i wasnt able to do it last fall.

so am i going to end up unhappy if i seed?
Deal with it this summer. Seed it in the fall.
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Old 03-28-2018, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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so my lawn is utterly wrecked and we are basically starting from scratch. the property is 1 acre. i have a proposal for sod $17,900 vs seeding at $8500. so there is a pretty big premium for sod. i dont mind waiting for it to grow, its failure and follow up work that i am more concerned about. i have done some online research and it seems like the fall is the best time for this but i wasnt able to do it last fall.

so am i going to end up unhappy if i seed?
All of it is wrecked? I thought it was just the area where the the trees and scrub were removed.
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Old 04-05-2018, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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All of it is wrecked? I thought it was just the area where the the trees and scrub were removed.
the tree job destroyed the entire back yard and one side. i just had an existing patio demolished and replaced with a new patio, that made a nice path of mud through my front yard. there are no good areas really.
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Old 06-07-2018, 08:17 AM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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went with seed, seed was put down last saturday (6/2/18) here is the current status, looking forward to seeing some green.

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Old 06-07-2018, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Michigan
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went with seed, seed was put down last saturday (6/2/18) here is the current status, looking forward to seeing some green.



Unless you are getting rain, you best water that at least a minimum of twice a day, for 10 minutes each time. You need to keep the top seed bed wet, but not soaked. Especially if you are having hot temps.
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Old 06-07-2018, 02:17 PM
 
Location: Holmdel, NJ
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Unless you are getting rain, you best water that at least a minimum of twice a day, for 10 minutes each time. You need to keep the top seed bed wet, but not soaked. Especially if you are having hot temps.
i had sprinklers installed as part of this job. they are actually on in the picture, the front row is going.
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Old 06-09-2018, 01:17 AM
 
Location: Mid-Atlantic
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What kind of shrubs?
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