grass seed - Knowledgebase Question

Massapequa, Ne
Question by iwharper55
August 13, 2010
I have some very sunny areas of my lawn that I have to seed.I would like to know what seed and top soil should I use. Thank you.


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Answer from NGA
August 13, 2010

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Cool season grasses are the most common grasses found in New York. Some of these varieties include: Kentucky Bluegrasses, fine fescues, turf type tall fescues. Rake the bare areas of your lawn and work a little compost into the areas to help loosen the soil and provide a nutrient rich area for the grass seeds to germinate. Broadcast the seeds, cover over with a thin layer of compost and keep the areas moist. The new grass should sprout in 7-10 days. Best wishes with your lawn.

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