Lawn Error, A Big One

Lawn Error, A Big One


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Old 10-17-2018, 05:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Ozzello View Post
cinch bugs LOVE Zoysia. Actually Floratam variety of St Aug was developed to be cinch bug resistant.
We just had our lawn replaces with Floratam - St.Augustine, and love it. The Villages is using Floratam - St. Augustine in the new areas. It’s so much nicer than Zoysia. St. Augustine has thick, wide shiny blades.
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Old 10-28-2018, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Nucky View Post
At 7 AM this morning several people were buzzing around our yard doing the lawn maintenance thing. We didn't give it a second thought as our service has been GREAT from Choice Maintenence.

Turns out the guys zipping around the yard were here mistakenly from a different unknown company and butchered our lawn. The scalped the hell out of it, piled grass all over the decorative stone and left the sidewalk and driveway in a disastrous state. It is a heartbreaker, trust me.

Our regular guy Tate from Choice Maintenence is coming tomorrow to help straighten us out. This happened to a friend of our over on St Andrews and it cost him about a thousand to Re-Sod the burnt out area.

Has this happened to other people in the Historic Area or anywhere in The Villages? I didn't call anyone to report it because I didn't want to waste their time and I really don't know who to report it to. What's done is done I would just like to alert others to save some unnecessary anxiety.

It really looked good to me before, this stinks. It was a Black Pick Up with a trailer in tow. Oh well, Onward.
Same thing happened to us a few years ago. My poor lawn looked terrible for a while. I sprayed with Miracle Grow (the lawn uses it all at once since it's a liquid) and watered it. Luckily it was a couple of cloudy days.
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