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Offline vesta111

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grass seed
« on: May 23, 2014, 06:56:44 AM »
Has anyone tried that new grass seed advertised on TV ?   

Bob Villa is the spokesman for the product and some of the claims are too good to be true.   

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Re: grass seed
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2014, 08:34:21 AM »
It doesn't seem like it would live up to the claims if used on a thin lawn.  Seems like it could only work on a new lawn if it was the only grass type planted.

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Re: grass seed
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2014, 08:40:14 AM »
Has anyone tried that new grass seed advertised on TV ?   

Bob Villa is the spokesman for the product and some of the claims are too good to be true.

Oh now vesta, dear, why bother with seeds?

When I was a kid, when we moved from the green verdant Platte River of Nebraska up into the heart of the Sandhills, it was into a brand-new house sort of out in the country.

There's virtually no topsoil in the Sandhills.

My father, instead of planting a lawn, had one installed.  One day these men came in several trucks bearing massive coils of rolled-up dirt.  They laid each one down and unrolled it, laying out a ready-made lawn.

I was impressed.

Ready-made lawns are the way to go, vesta dear.
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