I am sorry for this delayed reply to your gardening question. The spring rush has brought a deluge of questions and we are working hard to catch up!
I suggest you start by having a soil test done. Your County Extension Office can help with this. When the results are in they will guide you on amounts of nutrients and lime to add and then rototill in. While waiting for that test spray the area to be seeded with glyphosate (Roundup is one brand) and give it a week to work before mowing the area closely. I will kill most of the weeds including perennial ones. Next look over these following web sites and select the type of turf you would like to have for a lawn:
Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!
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