Any Landscapers???... Calling All Landscapers!!!... Help???...

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mandylovespets, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. mandylovespets

    mandylovespets Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] PLEASE can you please give me any advive on how to get rid of stickers???!!! I pulled every single weed [​IMG] in my backyard and raked it REALLY good... I leveled the yard a lot better by raking it too! Boy was that hard work lol!!! But I got rid of every single weed and laid some steer manure and laid some grass seed. I watered it really good twice a day and the grass started growing in patches. But after about 4 days the stickers started growing back!!! Well this happened because when I got rid of the weeds, I couldn't get rid of the stickers! Although, I did get rid of a lot! Just not all of them... But someone told me that if I planted grass, that the grass would start growing and "choke" out the stickers.... So not true! Or maybe I just did it wrong??? [​IMG] I don't know one thing about landscaping or getting rid of stickers, so if anyone can help.... THANK YOU!!!
     
  2. dlhunicorn

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    You need to pul up the root... if any part of the root remains it will come back. It will also take a while for the seeds which are in the ground (and will grow) to be worked out) ...I battled with it for several years before I finally got rid of mine. I ahve also seen a type of grass seed which is treated not only with a medium to help the grass grow but also to keep out weeds...try that (but do not let your birds near this until the grass is established >you would not want them eating this treated seed mixture)
     
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  3. mandylovespets

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    That makes a lot of sense, thanks! Someone (not a landscaper) also told me that I should just throw some topsoil and till the yard and then lay some grass seed. And that should prevent the stickers from growing back... Is this a proven method, or just one of those he said she said kinda things lol???....
     

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