Answer: The first thing to do is run some basic soil tests to check fertility and soil pH. Then fertilize and add lime as indicated by the soil tests results. Sandy soil benefits from the addition of generous amounts of organic matter such as compost. I would recommend adding that rather than topsoil. Loosen the soil down about six inches, working in the compost. The best time of year to reseed is late summer to early fall. Reseeding now will be very difficult because the heat of summer is nearly upon us. Your local University of Maryland state extension should be able to help you with the soil testing and interpreting the results for growing lawn grass. They should also be able to recommend the best types of grass seed to use for your local soil and growing conditions. Good luck with your lawn!
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