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May 12, 2018 2:52 PM CST
Kansas (KS)
I bought a house a couple months ago and I don't know anything about garden care but trying to learn Smiling My front yard in a great shape but backyard is bad. I think I have a mole problem and more than green grass I have weed. I am so ready to start to take care of my garden with some help. I just don't know where to start. I am planning on buying scotts grubex and tomcat mole worms. I will also apply Southern Ag 2,4-D Amine Weed Killer and for some areas I will use Compare-N-Save Concentrate Grass&Weed Killer to install new sod. What are the steps? Can I use grubex first then a couple days later use weed killer and wait a week then install sod. Would it work?

Thank you Here some photos. I am open to any suggestions.


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May 12, 2018 8:17 PM CST
Name: Mindi Hammerstone
Tracy, CA (Zone 9b)
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In my opinion, and Iam no expert, spraying chemicals like grass and weed killer are going to kill your sod when you lay it down. Personally I wouldn't do it.

Best of luck!!! πŸ˜€

Mindi
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May 12, 2018 8:26 PM CST
Kansas (KS)
Thank you for your answer Mindi. I was planning on waiting like 10 days to install sod after I apply weed killer. I might seed instead of sod. I haven't decided yet.
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May 12, 2018 8:32 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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I would consider getting a soil test, than try to enhance your current lawn.

Lots of good info for your area

http://kansashealthyyards.org/...
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