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Question:
My lawn is becoming over run with quack grass. I'm considering total kill. Before I do so I would be interested in your opinion on overseeding. Will this choke out the quack and leave me with a healthy lawn. Everything which I've been able to read up on states the only way is to kill all growth and start over again.



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Dear Kenneth,

No, overseeding with lawn grass will probably not get rid of the weeds. The weeds are fast-growing and better competitors so you need to deal with the weeds first.

possibly helpful:
http://www.suite101.com/discussion.cfm/weeds_and_wild_things/23644/latest/2
http://www.aginfonet.com/agricarta/content/grazing_pasture_technology/that_b ad.html

Anthony R. Brach



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