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Old 06-14-2008, 10:05 AM
 
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Default Repairing Bermuda grass

I had a nice green lawn of Bermuda Grass until a month ago, when I oversprayed it with Weed-B-Gone. There are still green blades poking out amongst the brown, but most of it is pretty much dead.

I've been watering it pretty frequently with the sprinkler system (15 min., 4x week) but that didn't help any. I used the standard Scott's Weed and Feed fertilizer a week ago and haven't seen any results... am I being impatient? Is there anything I can do, or did I irreparably kill my lawn?
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Old 06-14-2008, 01:54 PM
 
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Check the back of that Weed and Feed. I bet it might say "Do not use on Bermuda Grass"
Not an expert at all here, but if it were me, I'd throw down some new seed and water it a lot longer than 15 minutes at time. Really soak it in.

I burned my lawn a long time ago with fertilizer. I just watered it like crazy for a while (lot longer than 15 minute at a time) and before I knew it, the lawn looked better than it did before and neighbors were complimenting m.e
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I had a nice green lawn of Bermuda Grass until a month ago, when I oversprayed it with Weed-B-Gone. There are still green blades poking out amongst the brown, but most of it is pretty much dead.

I've been watering it pretty frequently with the sprinkler system (15 min., 4x week) but that didn't help any. I used the standard Scott's Weed and Feed fertilizer a week ago and haven't seen any results... am I being impatient? Is there anything I can do, or did I irreparably kill my lawn?
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Old 06-14-2008, 10:41 PM
 
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Check the back of that Weed and Feed. I bet it might say "Do not use on Bermuda Grass"
It was the right kind, made specifically for Bermuda grass. Problem was I put a ton on there... I dumbly decided I could just use the whole bottle without bothering to read the directions about how much I should apply. Some parts of the lawn where I didn't put as much on came out completely unscathed.

On the plus side, I haven't had a single weed since.

Thanks for the advice, somehow I hadn't even thought to sprinkle in new seed. I'll do that and crank up the watering for the front yard zone, hopefully it'll be good as or better than new.
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