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My fiancé loves doing yard work. I'm still not sure what to make of it.

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she likes getting dirty!!!!

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My fiancé loves doing yard work. I'm still not sure what to make of it.

 

can I rent your fiance for awhile?

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What do you guys pay for lawn service?

 

I have a service that I pay year-round....$109 a month (but pay all 12 months).

 

That includes everything.  They aerate and overseed in the spring.....cut every week during the growing season (spring, summer, fall)....cut when needed during the non growing season (if it gets warm later in the season or earlier in the spring)....fertilize about 5 times a year and puts down weed treatment several times a year.

 

I priced out the fertilizer, aerator rental, and weed killer if I did it myself....I am actually paying pretty little for the actual work.  Well worth it to me.

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You get the best effect for aeration and overseed when its done in the fall.  Just sayin'

 

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I have a service that I pay year-round....$109 a month (but pay all 12 months).

 

That includes everything.  They aerate and overseed in the spring.....cut every week during the growing season (spring, summer, fall)....cut when needed during the non growing season (if it gets warm later in the season or earlier in the spring)....fertilize about 5 times a year and puts down weed treatment several times a year.

 

I priced out the fertilizer, aerator rental, and weed killer if I did it myself....I am actually paying pretty little for the actual work.  Well worth it to me.

 

That's a good deal. Mine works out to $140/mo for the same services.

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Price depends on the size of the yard and more importantly how many & how big the trees are. Trees = leaves. And getting leaves up in the fall is way more labor intensive than cutting grass.  Once you have the yard in good condition cutting edging and trimming every week is not all that hard. If you have the right equipment and know how.

 

And I love people who hate yard work,   great supplemental income

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I grow a lot of clover/dollar weed so I may need some weed, feed, and seed consultation as well. Although I would like to maintain it.

 

Couple bottles of weed-b- gone from lowes. The type you hook up to hose pipe , these work very good. I use them every year on a bunch of yards  cost you $20,  or you can call tru\green-- chem\lawn and they will charge you $125 for the same stuff sprayed out of a big tank sprayer.

2\4D is what kills the broadleaf plants and want harm the grass as long as you do it before it gets into the 90s

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I am starting to try to work on my yard, and am still looking for a grass feed, and weed killer that will work for centipede.

 

Having a bit of a hard time honestly.

 

Ironite now.

 

15-0-15 slow release when it gets warmer, but not during a drought.

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update

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get some cute garden gloves with flowers on them

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Ironite now.

15-0-15 slow release when it gets warmer, but not during a drought.


You seem o know a lot more about this than me....

This new yard is about 1/2 weeds 1/2 centipede. Weeds re burning back now but I have some dry sandy areas with no grass.

Really starting to look bad now.

So you think water and 15-0-15 slow release will give the grass enough of a boost to start chocking out the weeds?

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