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by thalaivar
September 24th, 2019, 9:46 pm
Forum: Soil management and compost forum
Topic: thalaivar's Backyard Soil Test Results
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: thalaivar's Backyard Soil Test Results

Apologies Folks! I somehow saved the file as a gif instead of a jpg. Here it is again. https://i.postimg.cc/9R1MZtRR/soil-report.jpg I'm willing to do whatever is required to get a decent lawn that once established will flourish. I have tried to follow directions as much as I could which is why I ha...
by thalaivar
September 24th, 2019, 9:40 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

My bad, I thought I put the link in the forum. Let me do this again.

Also, here are the results in a little bit bigger format. Hopefully these are readable.

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by thalaivar
September 23rd, 2019, 10:05 pm
Forum: Soil management and compost forum
Topic: thalaivar's Backyard Soil Test Results
Replies: 5
Views: 93

thalaivar's Backyard Soil Test Results

Folks,

Here are the results from Logan.

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Not sure what to make out of it, soil is on the acidic side. Magnesium looks to be on the ok side, though Calcium is on the deficient side.
by thalaivar
September 23rd, 2019, 10:01 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

Folks,

Took a little bit of time to get the soil test done, but here are the results.


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I have also posted the same to the Soil Test Interpretation topic.
by thalaivar
September 6th, 2019, 8:07 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

Thanks for the suggestions. Here's my plan of action then Spray the yard to completely nuke it and then rake it to clean up the remnants. Wait about 3 days for chemicals to dissipate. Condition soil based on the test results - SoluCal(lime) Put seed down along with either seed aide or peat moss One ...
by thalaivar
September 6th, 2019, 7:12 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

Thanks for the suggestions. Here's my plan of action then Spray the yard to completely nuke it and then rake it to clean up the remnants. Wait about 3 days for chemicals to dissipate. Condition soil based on the test results - SoluCal(lime) Put seed down along with either seed aide or peat moss One ...
by thalaivar
September 6th, 2019, 7:43 am
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

Looks like the pictures I posted are still too small, here are the bigger sizes of the pictures.


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by thalaivar
September 4th, 2019, 9:41 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

Here are bigger pictures of my backyard before the fiasco



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by thalaivar
September 4th, 2019, 9:35 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

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by thalaivar
September 4th, 2019, 9:32 pm
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Re: Restarting From Scratch

andy10917,

here you go, it looks to be pretty dead to me, but what do i know.


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by thalaivar
September 4th, 2019, 12:01 am
Forum: Cool-season grasses
Topic: Restarting From Scratch
Replies: 22
Views: 637

Restarting From Scratch

Hi Folks, I used to be a lurker on the forums for a major part of last year and this year, finally, bit the bullet and became a member. Read through a lot of really informative discussions and based on those discussions took on the task of redoing my backyard last year. I had put in the time to clea...