seeding lawn - Knowledgebase Question

Parlin, NJ
Question by debman2
September 3, 2007
My lawn has a lot of bare spots. I would like to seed but not sure what to do. What is the best procedure for lawn seeding..What products should I use?


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Answer from NGA
September 3, 2007

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To reseed bare spots, loosen the soil down about six inches and work in some good quality compost, level and rake the surface smooth, then seed sparingly. Rake lightly to thinly cover most but not all of the seed. Firm the soil. Cover seeded area with a think layer of straw to help shade the soil and keep it moist. Water to settle the soil and then as needed to keep the soil damp like a wrung out sponge (not saturated, not dried out) until the seed germinates and becomes established.

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