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Whole lawn is weed

 

   

Gday all,

 

just moved into this property (rental) and the lawn  is all weed. I’m wondering what I could do to possibly fix this? Would weed and feed work? Should I aerate it also? Or is this a case of starting fresh? It just recently rained that’s why it’s muddy. 

This is in sort of a new development area and most of the houses around here have lawns like this. 

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Re: Whole lawn is weed

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @onthejob. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your question.

 

Personally, I would start with a clean slate and apply a weed killer to the area removing all the weeds present. I would follow that up by aerating the lawn and filling those holes with Bastion 20kg River Sand. This will allow a route for water to drain through as the ground appears rather compacted which is possible due to standing water in the area. Once you have completed the aeration I would apply Hortico 25 Lawn Top-dress Mix and then re-seed or lay turf.

 

Here's a couple of helpful step-by-step videos on How to grow lawn from seed and How to lay instant turf which I trust you'll find of assistance in this process. 

 

Let me also mention the knowledgeable @Adam_W to see if there is anything I've missed or that he would vary from my approach.

 

Please let me know if you need further information or had any questions.

 

Mitchell

 

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