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Will it hurt my lawn to use Revive in addition to a lawn food?
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Will Revive stain sidewalks?
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Need to find spreader settings on your web site, having trouble, have a Scotts PF-2 spreader
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just overseeded my yard, how soon can i put down revive
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Is revive safe in a vegetable garden
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is Revive Soil conditioner the same as Revive Dog Treatment?
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Is it safe to apply revive to the soil right before laying sod, or is it better to apply to the sod after it is laid?
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going to resubmit this think i spelled things wrong is reviving a lawn the same as areation on a lawn
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I bought a bag of Revive granules this fall but did not use the whole bag. Will it still be effective next spring to use if I leave it over the winter in my garage?
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should I apply before or after rain
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accugreen 2000
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Is Revive used in place of fertilizer or in addition to? Seems like you would still need a weed and crabgrass treatment. Thanks.
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I have an old red devil spreader. What setting should I use?
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Setting for Scotts Wizz Spreader for Revive application?
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I have a Spkyer broadcase spreader. What setting should I use for new sod.
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Hi Dale, does revive work on tree soil? I have a red maple that the leaves have turned yellow and another one that is half yellow and half green. Hoping for a solution rather than a tree doctor. thank you :)
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i have the scotts turf builder mini broadcast spreader. what would be the correct setting? thanks
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can I apply revive to wet grass? my sprinklers went off this am but I want to spread revive now in the cool of the morning.
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What is the correct setting for a Lesco rotary spreader?
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scots handy green 11 settings
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My lawn service over-fertilized my yard--burning about 50% of it with many large brown areas. Can Revive help bring in back to good health?
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I can us either the grandual or spray. I prefer the spray because of the ease of application. Is the grandual better than the liquid spray, or does either one have the same results??
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I have fertilizer burn on large patches of my yard. When is it okay to apply Revive?
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I'd like to use Revive and at the same time (just before or just after) use a lawn insecticide. Can they be used close together?
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How soon after applying Revive can you fertilize?
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Hi Dale, I am in Lakewood, CO. I over seeded and used revive last fall and still have some brown spots. I know fall is ideal but I want to try it again this spring but I can't remember the order. Is it better to use revive and then over seed or is it better over seed and then use revive?
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How long does it take to see results
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can you apply with a hand held spreader
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I want to apply revive on my lawn and wondered if it was ok to put it on before a large snow storm?
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I put Scott's weed and feed 2 weeks ago and my lawn looks horrible can I put revive on it now or do I have to wait ?
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Hi, How long do I need to wait to use Revive on new sod? Thank you
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Any danger for dogs
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can anything bad be passed to a compost pile from grass treated with the Revive? ? thanks for your help with this Albert in Reno NV.
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can I apply revive liquid in the Fall?
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Am I supposed to use Revive Granules as a fertilizer substitute, or is it okay to spread Revive and then fertilize with another granule fertilizer (ex. Scotts Turfbuilder). I have Common Bermuda and live in Houston, TX.
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what effect does Revive have in lawn fungus
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Can I use revive spray treatment for my trees roots system , apple and citrus?
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I live in Dallas. I bought a house a couple of months ago with a very nice lawn. i have kept up with fetilization and watering. The average temperature the last months was about 100 degrees. i am now seeing discoloration in spots where there is little to no shade. This may be heat stree. Will Revive help?
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I have a Scott's Turfbuilder Edgeguard Mini Broadcast Spreader, what setting should I use?
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With severe water restrictions, can I apply a row five on the weekend even though watering will not happen until Tuesday?
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can revive be used on a newly established lawn of about 1 1/2 months old?
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Over used weed and feed and now we have brown spots. His do I bring it back to life or is it just dead.
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hello I have a problem with two pesky spots in my bermuda lawn. One is in straight sun all day and it is becoming bare with no grass, I believe this is due to the fact that I water for 30 mins and bearly get any water to penetrate here. Not sure if clay pronblem or not. I was wondering if this product will help that situation and increase my grass to grow back here. Second spot is under a tree where it doesnt seem to be a clay problem it just seems that the water doesnt want to penetrate correctly here I don't understand why. I live in Bakersfield, Ca and we are in a severe Drought! I have a wedding coming up in august and need grass to grow will this product do the trick and how.
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i have back yard chickens will this be safe for them
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On two occasions I inadvertantly watered my vegatables with revive. I have them planted in a topsy turvy container that hangs. Each time i watered them with revive it was only a small amount added to about two gallons of water. Will this pose a problem for my family if we consume the vegatables once the ripen up?
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I live on the Wasatch Front Utah. My lawn has numerous brown spots because, due to health problems, I was not hone and could not water. Apparently I arranged for watering too late. Could I use Revive in July to improve the health of my lawn or should I wait until Fall.
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Is it safe to use revive on lawns in Texas that are burmuda or any new sod that has just been only down for 24 m
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HELP ,I have mushrooms in my yard. Can revive help? What causes them and how can I fix my lawn of them?
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I have 6 week old sod. We also have clay soil. Can I just try the revive or do I have to fertilize? I do not want to kill or burn my grass. Trying to get it green and soak up water as I can only water 3 days a week. Thanks
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when treating soil in garden with liquid revive will it harm roses
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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE READY TO SPRAY AND THE GRANULES?
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I have Revive, Fetilizer and weed treatment (all in granular form). What order should I apply them and how long should I wait in between each product application?
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I just applied Scotts weed and feed, how long should I wait to apply Revive or do I have to wait at all.
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Hi Dale - What is the "Use By" date for liquid Revive? The Revive I have in the garage is a couple of years old and wondering if I should purchase a new product?
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Hi Dale - I just applied Revive granules to my lawn this evening. How long should I wait till I can water my lawn? Also when should I apply fertilizer? The directions said revive can be used before, during or after fertilizing. Waiting for your response. Thank you so much.
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Hi Dale. We live in Thornton, Colorado and had our lawn liquid aerated, fertilized and overseeded by Mile Hi Aeration on March 28, 2015. I'm not sure what type of grass we have, but we have a lot of dandelions growing. Just yesterday we purchased a bag of Scott's Weed & Feed but have not applied it yet. We would like to use Revive as well because we've had great success with it in last year. This is our first home/lawn and can't remember what we did last year and in what order. Is it too early to apply the Scott's and/or Revive and if not, in what order or how should we go about applying them?
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what is the correct setting for a Scott's EdgeGard rotary spreader?
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Is it possible to take the granular product and make up a batch of liquid that will work using the pre-mixed hose sprayer?
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hey i have a clay soil prblem will this product help me
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Can I use revive concentrate a week later after applying Scott's turf builder? Will it burn my lawn doing this? Chicago, IL
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can you use it for the soil in your vegetable garden
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How often do you apply revive
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when is the earlies you can apply revive in colorado? Now?
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will revive take care of my lawn disease? I have dollar or leaf spot. I have researched the disease and determined that is what it is.
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is it possible to use too much revive on a lawn? Can I mix it 50-50 with water and spray it on with a 4 Gallon backpack sprayer?
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raccoons have destroyed my lawn digging for grubs i fliped the grass back but it has turned brown do i have to tear up the dead lawn and reseed before using revive or can i just leave the dead lawn there and revive will bring it back??????
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racoons have destroyed my grass digging for grubs so I put the grass the dug up bach where they dug bit up will revive help to brig back those spots the pest dug up my lawn
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This may have already gone to you. I live in Columbia, SC and have ordered Revive in the past through Home Depot. This year I get a message that it is a restricted product and can't be shipped to South Carolina. Why am I getting this?
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can this product be used on horse pasture?
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Can I use ReVive on a large area of newly planted ground cover (creeping speedwell, ice plant and hens and chicks). We have a new house where the topsoil was removed and was are left with very clay soil filled with rocks. Ed are using ReVive on the new sod and it is starting to look better.
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How long does it take for the revive granulars to breakdown into the soil? I put it down about 3 days ago, ran the sprinklers for several minutes but the granulars are still there.
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I recently installed a Ferile Earth Fertigation system on my irrigation system (http://www.fertileearth.com.au/products/index.html). Can I use Revive concentrate in my system?
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I put Richlawn iron on the grass about 2 weeks ago. I am getting that awful crabgrass or as I call it choke weed. When can I apply revive to the grass to get rid of weeds.
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We have a neglected lawn. We had had aeration and applied organic lawn fertilizer and Revive soil conditioner & root stimulator. Is it too soon to apply something for weeds? Thanks
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What would be the setting on a scotts hand held spedder with a range 1-5
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Can I use Revive on a potted Meyer Lemon tree?
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Large, 4'x6', no grass brown spot. What to do?
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I don't see anything on your site that mentions Centipede grass. I live in South Carolina and Centipede is very popular her. Please advise if I can use this product and if I'll see the same results you mention on other grass types.
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How can revive my grass that was just laid down?
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when to apply to new sod
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setting for Scotts Handy spreader
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Hi Dale - I installed some new sod 5 days ago. I had brought in some amended top soil prior to the sod installation that was fairly high in nitrogen. I wanted to put some Revive on my new sod. Should I have any concerns of that making the nitrogen levels too high?
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I just fertilized my yard with Milogranite fertilizer on Memorial Day. How long do I wait before I can use your product on my St. Augustine lawn
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Setting for Scotts Turfbuilder Edgeguard Mini Spreader for Revive application?
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I inadvertently used Spectracide to kill dandelions, not realizing that it would also kill grass around the dandelions, Will Revive granules gradually bring back the brown circular spots in the lawn? What about also using weed and feed? Denise
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Should I kill the weeds first, then put revive, followed by fertilizer? What order should I do it in?
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how to clean it off wood
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Scott's turfbuilder edgeguard settings for broadcast spreader
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Will revive harm pets (dogs) if they ingest the applied liquid or granules to the lawn?
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Can I put down revive the same day I apply lawn insecticide? I'm fighting a spider mite problem. Spider mites are said to start hatching and eating in Februrary, under ground, attacking lawn roots. I think revive will help the insecticide soak down further helping me get better results. Need reply soon.
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do you carry a winter treatment or can I just wait and start with Revive next spring?
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Dale, on the revive website it states to use revive every time I fertilize. I live in Albuquerque NM and would like to know what fertilizer do you recommend that I use with the revive granules.
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I searched your site for locations, but Houston Texas is not listed. Can you advise? Thanks
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Hope this finds you well, not sure you remember me and the “lawn” still somewhat frustrated with it, guess it is a long term issue with necrotic ring spot. I over seeded the lawn using Rye grass seed fertilized and used Revive as suggested. The overall lawn looks fairly good, seems now there is some sort of white mildew on parts of the lawn, I assume from too much shade in that area. Anyway there is a landscaper up in Boulder that advertises via the web and on YouTube about necrotic ring disease claims his product Humate soil conditioner is successful and is better then Revive for the disease. Any thoughts? Thank you.
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Our soil here in Kansas City has quite a bit of clay in it. I recently used a product called Earthrite which was supposed to help break up the clay. At least that's what I understood it to do. I have not noticed any significant results. My lawn service recommended your product. Will Revive reduce the typical clay related problems like wide cracks developing during summer and rock hard soil? Last summer, my water bill was ridiculous just to keep the grass alive. I'm willing to give your product a try, but I would like to know what realistic expectations I should have.
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Is Revive OK to use after lawn overseeding / new seeding??
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Dale, I am curious about this Revive product ,I have a friend that has used this product in Missouri that works with a company and told me what it can do . I see you’re the expert so was wondering is this product usable for Florida lawns Like St Aug Floratam , Empire Zoysia and other breads? I am not sure if it has been used by anyone else in my area, but if it does what my friend has told me and can be used I would like to find out how I can get some in the door for us to try to see what results it will give my company. Is this a product that may need to be applied during the dry season or raining season or does it matter? I will continue to check out the Revive website
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Will you guys ship your products to the east coast?
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We have become believers of Revive this year. At first, I bought the ready to use--no those containers are empty---I know I could go with the granular. I, however, do like the spray method. I am wondering if there is a consentrate of Revive available that I could dilute with water and put into the empty ready to use spray bottles.I sure hope so.
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We lived in Colorado for 55 years but have now relocated to middle Tennessee. Our ground here isn't even dirt. We don't know what it is but it won't grow anything. We planted a little bit of sod and it's doing fair but we think Revive will really help us out. It did such a good job on the clay in softening the ground and just basically "reviving" it. Do you think the product might work here? We'd like to have some shipped. We have an acre and a half here but would like to treat only about a third of it. Is there any chance we could get a few gallons shipped here? We have a sprayer for our tractor mower or do you think maybe the granules would be better for us? We just know it did such a superior job there and we'd love to try it here.
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My 5-year old autumn blaze maple tree has very yellow leaves this year. I was told that it is due to an iron deficiency. Will Revive help with this, or would you have advice for me, please?
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I planted three little arborvitae trees 2 month ago and they are struggling. I give them plenty of water. Will Revive help?
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We have planted some apple, cherry and pear fruit trees and spruce and junipers with the hot dry weather would revive help and in what amount and how often? These trees are out in an old orchard and are replacement trees so we have to haul water to them it is not possible to put in a drip system.
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I live in Provo, Utah. I put in my yard two years ago. I covered the ground with 6 inches of top soil and laid Kentucky Bluegrass sod. I water and fertilize on a regular basis. However, I still get brown areas and areas with real poor growth rates. They are always the same places each year. I screwdriver test the soil in those places, and found no lack of water there. They are large broad areas that look scorched. No particular pattern but always in the same areas of my lawn each of the last two years. What's your take?
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Using a hand spreader, I ended up using 2 to 3 times as much Revive as recommended. It is a week and a half later and most of my lawn has turned brown and the rest of it is headed that way. I have increased my watering in hopes that it will help? I assume this is fertilizer burn from the chicken manure? Any advice would be appreciated.
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We have just had some sod layed in mid june,for the most part it is doing well. we do have some spots that just dont seem to be thriving is Revive safe to use on these spots ?
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Hello my name is Mala and I love your product, but had to move to WA ST and you don't have a store here to buy your product. Being a native of Colo and a home owner. I am having problems with this soil up here hard brown spots weather is strange this year and would really like to order from you.
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I'm from the Midwest, where we had two to three feet of good BLACK tipsoil. Have lived in Colorado Springs for 11 years, and have NOT had a good lawn all that time. Where we live, the houses were built on a sand dune, and there is no top soil. The builders put in sod with about one inch of soil. The grass browns out and dies every winter. What can I do to grow a good lasting lawn that will not die every winter? Which grass is better: Kentucky blue grass or tall fescue in just one inch of top soil? I notice that the top soil out here appears to be ground up stone (brown in color) with a lot of gravel in it. Where can I get a good black top soil?
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We are going to plant a lawn of Blue Grama. We killed the Kentucky Blue Grass & then scraped the yard. When my husband was working on the sprinkler system, he noticed a white fungus in the dirt. I took it to a nursery & they said that exposing it to air would be sufficient to kill it. They suggested that I put Revive on it for the dirt to help it absorb water. Our plan is to amend the dirt with Compost I. The nursery said roto-tilling the amendment in would kill the fungus. Should we put Revive on the dirt before we put down the Blue Grama seed or after?
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Is your product safe for sod that has only been 6 weeks since installation? I have few areas where my dog has caused some brown spots. I also have an area where there is a need for extra watering due to the amount of sun the area gets and the grade. Does your product help promote deep root growth for the new sod? Do you recommend applying fertilizer before, with, or after applying your product? I live in the southeast part of the Aurora, Colorado.
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We have a newly seeded lawn in Estes Park, on typically lousy mountain soil (very little dirt). The grass came up pretty well, but is looking puny now. I hesitate to fertilize in fear of burning the new grass. Is Revive safe for a situation like this? Would you recommend it for this or would you recommend something else?
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My yard's is looking Sparse this year. And I would like to overseed this fall. Can you give me any suggestions and or tips on how this can be done?
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Tips for You

  • Fall Lawn Wrap Up - It’s been a long Summer and you’ve spent plenty of time doing lawn maintenance chores but there are two important items left on the agenda 1) Fall Fertilization 2) Reduce Mowing Height. Most of us are accustomed to feeding our lawn each spring but Fall is actually more important. The cooler temps will slow the rate of top growth but down below, the roots are in high gear. Feeding them now will help the lawn recover from summer drought. If you have any thin spots, now’s the best time for seeding or sodding cool season grasses too. As the top growth slows, you can begin lowering your mowing height as well. As grass blades become dormant, turn brown & die, they fold over. If left too long, this can create some unfavorable conditions so best to remove it when you can.

  • More Color for Next Spring - Some time spent now on a couple of items will benefit you next spring with better color. 1) Plant bulbs – Daffodils, Tulips, Crocus, Iris and many more bulbs can be planted now for a brilliant show of colors next spring. Your local garden center can help with colors, planting depth, and spacing. 2) Pruning – Lilacs & Forsythia are among the earliest flowering shrubs and they’re making their bud formation now for next year’s bloom. Prune now if they need it.

  • Aeration vs. Power Raking – While there are a few lawns which can benefit from a shallow power raking, it’s a better benefit to the turf and soil if you can get the lawn aerated. Pulling an actually plug from the ground can provide many benefits to your lawn such as relieving soil compaction and reducing thatch build up. Consider having this done to your lawn later this spring.

  • Crabgrass – If asked, most homeowners will say they have crabgrass in their yard when in fact they don’t. Any grass that we’re not used to identifying often gets mislabeled as “crabgrass”. Crabgrass is an annual which means it will die at the first frost and won’t reappear from the seeds until the following spring once the soil surface warms to 55-60 degrees. It grows in a clump, has wide blades and finger-like seed heads. Taking a small clump into a garden center will help you know what you’re truly dealing with.

  • Weeds – Next to brown spots this is the single most complaint of any homeowner. The best Defense is a good Offense which means maintain a thick healthy lawn & you’ll have less weeds. Any good garden center will help you pick out the best weed killer for your grass type and frequent applications of Revive to keep your lawn thick & healthy will help.

  • Watering – Too many variables exist to give an easy answer such as "water one inch per week". Best bet is to check with your local county extension office. Most master gardeners will know this answer based upon your grass type, time of year and local weather conditions, etc.

  • Mowing - There’s few basic rules when it comes to mowing that are always good to remember. Never remove more than 1/3 of the leaf tissue at any one time. Mow tall. A longer leaf blade equals deeper roots so raise that mower. Keep the blade sharp to ensure a clean cut. Don’t mow when the grass is wet. Change directions to prevent ruts keeping the grass blades from more erect. And remember to have fun, enjoy the fresh air & exercise.

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