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problems with my new lawn


 
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juststarting
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 27, 2010 10:54 am    Post subject: problems with my new lawn Reply with quote

hi everyone
i sowed a new lawn a month and a half ago and it is coming on grand but for the doc leaves they are coming up every where how can i get rid of them with out damaging my new lawn.also when should i do the 1st cut

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 8:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

dock leaves will have to be treated next year when the lawn is fully established. If the numbers are big then a spray with bandock, not sure if it is available in small quantities, next May or June. Small numbers can be spot treated using Roundup brushed on carefully now or next summer.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks for that michael any idea about the 1st cut
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