Need help with my garden

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Old 04-21-13, 09:57 AM
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Need help with my garden

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My garden has more weed than grass. I do not want to use any kind of pestizide to kill the weed.
What altenitives are available to get a green grass lawn back?

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Old 04-21-13, 10:55 AM
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green grass lawn back
I'm confused. You want the lawn back, or a garden?
 
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ups. lawn of course. Just simple green grass without weed.
 
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Old 04-21-13, 01:04 PM
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The best way to have a weed free lawn is to have a good healthy lawn. That's because the good grass will not give weeds a chance to grow. If your lawn is too far gone, you might be better tilling it up, removeig the old stuff, and starting from scratch either with sod or seed.
 
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That's what I thought, but I also thought I could avoid this.
How do I remove the old stuf. What equipment do I need?
I never had a lawn before. So I am an absolute beginner.

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Old 04-21-13, 03:10 PM
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I could run through the whole list but it would be easier to watch Roger at TOH: Sod, Wireless Thermostat | Ask TOH Episodes | Ask This Old House TV | This Old House

They are going to lay sod but the same would be true with seed, if that is how you want to go. Try not to skimp or you will not get good results. Lastly, new grass needs water! Should be about 1" a week once the lawn is established.
 

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Great, Thank you very much.
 
 

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