nice work Skip
Your post answers questions. Since my daughter lives in Butte...I sent her the wrong type of tomato seed in a Gardening Care package...I couldn't plant anything here in Montana if I wanted to. It snowed yesterday afternoon and the temps now are about 25 degrees out. I keep bugging the wife about some tomato plants. But if I buy some, I have to keep them in the house until July. Last two years it got below freezing in June.
B & D ?
fUCK THE LAWN...I played that game for a while...and realized I was not serving me...but something else..Need some lawn experts advice.
I’ll admit I haven’t been the most attentive to my lawn the past couple years.
I’d rather go fishing then do yard work.
It has a slope and faces south, so it gets cooked in the summer.
No matter how much water I put on it, the slope and top still brown up.
I used to have some morning shade on my lawn. The city notified me they’d trim my three trees to the highest standards due to the power lines.
Little did I know Hannibal Lecter was an arborist.
No more morning shade.
I also have a couple neighbors who are vying for the blue ribbon at the Puyallup Fair for largest dandelions.
So this weed has invaded two areas of my lawn.
It seems to have a small blue flower. Anyone know what it is?
I’m going to thatch as well as fertilize and treat the moss.
Rather then weed & feed, I was thinking of hitting this weed with a spray prior to applying fertilizer.
I know they make products that supposedly kill weeds but not your grass.
Any suggestions on products you like?
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We don't have much of that stuff, but I've seen it before and wondered what it was. Bet it brews a fine IPA, along with tansy ragwort, dandelion, nightshade and grass-clippings mixed with dog shit. Good to know we've got a weed authority here that can ID plants like this.You have a bad case of Ivy-leaved speedwell, Veronica hederifolia. Not a desirable plant. I recommend aggressive thatching followed by intensive pitch fork aeration. Selectively apply Scott's weed & feed in affected areas during a morning dew. Then order 10 cubic yards of lawn soil to aggressively top dress your lawn. Apply a mixture of 12 NW compatible grass seeds (fescues, bluegrass, ryegrass), cover seeding with straw, lime, starter fertilizer and water frequently for 6-8 weeks. No fishing for 6-8 weeks!