I'll admit to not having done a ton of my own research on this topic so forgive me if there is a "duh, read this article" readily available.
The back part of my backyard is all landscaping that the previous owners had started. There is so much, we can't keep it up. So we want to take the middle section and turn it into yard, leaving the 2 corners landscaped with the trees and flowers, etc.
The middle section is all weeds right now because we just let it grow up and transplanted / removed all the good stuff. And we just keep it mowed. This fall, I'd really like to seed that section with matching grass but first, I need it de-weeded. What is the best way to go about that and is it something I can get started on now?
Also, before someone brings it up, I realize weeds aren't all bad. And single grass lawns aren't always a good thing (technically ours is 2 kinds of grass). But we live in a neighborhood with pretty strict lawn rules. So I'm forced into this a bit.