seed & fertilize - Knowledgebase Question

Cherry Hill, Ne
Question by Bobrbmcnamee
October 6, 2010
How soon after I overseed may I fertilize? Conversely, how soon after I fertilize may I seed?


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Answer from NGA
October 6, 2010

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The general rule of thumb is to overseed, mow the new grass 2 or 3 times, then feed the lawn. Waiting until after mowing 2-3 times will assure the seedlings root well and establish well enough to tolerate the fertilizer. Hope this answers your question!

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