Repairing a lawn

The garden had been left to its own devices for a year and a half. The lawn has become smothered with dandlions, really big ones, and even doc leaves. We cut the lawn which has left big stems of dandelions, i thought it best to try and take these out by the root one by one. At the end of the lawn there are large bare patches with no grass which i want to reseed. How would i go about this? thanks for sharing! tim
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You don't tell us where you are located, which obviously makes a big difference. Go after the weeds with spot treatment with a tank sprayer using a herbicide suitable for turf. If you're in late Spring already, I would wait till early Fall to reseed any large areas.
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Sorry you sometimes forget the web is a global community. Im yorkshire UK its indeed spring and it has been pretty dry so far but it usually is quite wet here
How would i reseed?
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What ever product you use to kill the dandelions the instructions will tell you how long you need to wait before reseeding. To reseed, simply thatch the soil to loosen it up and apply seed with starter fertilizer. If you have a large area to seed, rent an core aerator. works real well

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