Ask a Question forum: Lawn Care on The Oregon Coast

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Waldport, OR
Feb 17, 2018 12:06 PM CST
We bought a home about a year ago that had new sod. We've managed to keep the grass fairly healthy. It looked good last summer. We put a weed 'n feed type fertilizer on it in the fall. It has a problem with moss now. We applied lyme last week (mid-Feb). Should we add anything else to combat the moss? Also, when and what type of fertilizer should we use? Lots of rain and cooler weather here, especially in the winter. The lawn does get sun when the sun is out. Thank you for your help!
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Feb 17, 2018 1:17 PM CST
Maybe you have discovered the reason the previous owners laid new sod before they moved.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
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Feb 17, 2018 8:20 PM CST
There are not too many lawn enthusiasts here, and I am definitely a poor "lawn" keeper as all the grass around our property is essentially pasture. Some weed and feed products will damage you shrubs and other ornamentals. If you just keep it mowed regularly, your lawn will look pretty decent whatever is growing.

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