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Old 12-15-2012, 09:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Lol, Freestep! The goats are a great idea! They could trim the weeds, and I could train the dogs in herding!

I don't have to have a beautiful yard, I'd just like some grass! I'm telling you the yard is awful. It's literally almost all weeds. That's why I haven't called my lawn guy in cause I'd just be paying him to trim the weeds. Lol.

I wish I could afford to just do the fake grass. No cutting or watering! That would be awesome.
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks, everyone! Not sure why, but I haven't gotten any notifications on this thread,so I didn't think anyone had even seen it. We have very humid, moist weather here and winters are usually just a lot of rain.

I would love to have a sprinkler system, but have no idea how to install that either! I guess I have a lot of research to do! I would love to make some sort of dog run, and I know it would help keep the dogs off the area I'm trying to fix! Had one pre-built at my other place and it was great.

Get some estimates from a sprinkler company, they should know how to set it up so that you have equal zones depending on your water pressure.

Also, you could treat your place like a farm/ranch (not sure how big it is) and cross fence. Of our 2.3 acres, probably 1.5 is fenced and that is cross-fenced, so the dogs can be in one side, the other side or both depending. It works out pretty well.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:22 PM   #13 (permalink)
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See can be tricky, seed grows best when lightly watered a couple of times a day, think moist.

Plugs may be an option, I have filled in some pretty big bare areas with plugs during growing season and with watering they spread out pretty quick.
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