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 04-12-2004, 11:32 Post: 82835
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I had posted a message earlier but really need clarification on one specific topic. Parts of my yard are in horrendous shape, and I've decided to start from scratch. What implements will I need to take an existing yard, eliminate what's there and start over? A tiller? Disk harrows? Blade? Spreader? Etc. What are the proper steps to do such a task? Time I have--expertise I don't!






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 04-12-2004, 12:03 Post: 82838
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Jonathan, define "eliminate", do you mean remove dead/dying grass& weeds, or are you talking about rocks and debris, etc. ?






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Sorry... I was talking about existing grass, weeds, etc. There are also some uneven areas in my yard where I had a trench run for power to my shop, stumps removed, etc., so I assume I'll needs a blade to even those out.

Rocks are fairly minimal, although I'm sure I'll turn some up when grading.






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Actually the easiest way to do it is to fill in the low areas and bring them up to where you want then just use a little Round-up and re-seed the whole thing well.

If you use a blade or similar method then you run the risk of stripping too much topsoil off a high spot and not having enough cover, then all you get is weeds there.

You can never have too much topsoil.

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