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Default WEED experts need your help.

NOT the type of weed you are thinking of . I have a back lot that for the most part is just wild grass and weeds. I keep it mowed during the summer and the past few years I have notice these 4-6 foot diameter areas of green low lying grass/weed that has runners with a slight reddish tint to them. Anyone know what I'm dealing with? Centipede, St Augustine, etc???????

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Blame it on mexico
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Look up Florentine (sp). Maybe it.
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Take a dozer to your yard. Scrape it, plant sod. Repeat every 5 years, or just mow it. Go fishing. Nothing kills it without killing everything else. Good luck
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Small runner
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Don't park your trailer over there, it will rust away...
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Those my friend are weeds. My thoughts on weeds are that as long as they’re green and resemble grass and are on the back lot, leave em alone and keep mowing them. If you want an actual lawn on your lot it’s a bit more of a process involving turf and water.
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Originally Posted by rusbob View Post
Those my friend are weeds. My thoughts on weeds are that as long as they’re green and resemble grass and are on the back lot, leave em alone and keep mowing them. If you want an actual lawn on your lot it’s a bit more of a process involving turf and water.

Yeah I mow the lot every 3-4 weeks to keep it from getting out of hand. I just started noticing the big roundish patches of runners that seem to stem from a central mass. Its kinda stands out because it lays real flat and doesn't really allow any taller weeds to grow within it.
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I've got that same grass growing in my beach house "lawn" (which is more like a small coastal weed field than a lawn). It's the best of the weed grasses I have. It's sort of Centipede's or St. Augustine's ugly cousin. I don't know what it is, but if it would cover my whole lawn, I'd be happy (and it might make my neighbors happy, too).
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Wouldn’t Scott’s weed and feed work. I spread some on my lawn. We had lots of devils grass and dollar weeds. Almost all gone and my lawn is getting greener.
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Weeds are better than dirt.
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This is just a mental issue and not any other kind. A weed is defined as a plant that is not wanted. Adjust your thinking to want the plant and it ceases to be a weed. That will be $150 for this session ;-)
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Originally Posted by Chevymanrc View Post
Yeah I mow the lot every 3-4 weeks to keep it from getting out of hand. I just started noticing the big roundish patches of runners that seem to stem from a central mass. Its kinda stands out because it lays real flat and doesn't really allow any taller weeds to grow within it.
Sounds like a good thing.
probably a from of centipede grass.





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I believe that's floratam St Augustine grass.

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It looks like a cross between Kentucky Bluegrass, Fetherbed Bent and Northern California Sinsemilla.
It's a little harsh. Canonball it.
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Originally Posted by SeaCat22 View Post
It looks like a cross between Kentucky Bluegrass, Fetherbed Bent and Northern California Sinsemilla.
It's a little harsh. Canonball it.

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Another vote for a Floratam runner, albeit a young shoot off
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A very smart man once asked me,
"What do you care, as long as its green".
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Is that like a nice girl told me one time? "They are all pink on the inside"

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