|04-11-2012, 04:43 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2009
MTF Member # 28715
Flood & Sand
I keep an RV along the Susquahanna Rive in upsate PA. Lasts years floods left a good layer of sand, up to a foot in spots, on my nice grass. I got it cleaned up the best I can with my loader. However what is left I'm sure will not support grass.
I need to turn the soil. York rake on the tractor and keep going over it untill it is well mixed or would it be better to get a tiller and till down a good 6 - 8 inches.
Suggestions for fertilizer?
Thanks for the input.
'11 Kubota BX2360, 54" Fine Cut deck, FEL
'96 Cub 2185
|04-11-2012, 08:07 PM||#2|
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Re: Flood & Sand
If you have a well established yard...........get as much as you can off and the sand will actually help the grass in the long run.
Most stadiums put a layer of sand on top of the turf several times a year............REAL TURF that is
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John Deere 425 with 54" Deck and Power Flow and MC 519 Cart
John Deere 400 with 60" Deck and Power Flow
John Deere 112 H with 38" deck
John Deere 30 Hydraulic Tiller w/ 12" extension and 3 Pt setup
John Deere 21 Cart
John Deere 80 Cart (refurbished to be used)
John Deere 22 Cart (Greens mower trailer)
54" 4 way plow
Brinly 10" Sleeve hitch plow
Brinly 12" 3pt Plow X2
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|04-24-2012, 09:19 AM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2007
MTF Member # 7124
Re: Flood & Sand
Robert is right about the sand. My uncle has a place that is all sand. I mean dig down four feet and its still sand. He has the nicest lawn i have ever seen and yet he does nothing to it.
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