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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.




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