planting grass seed - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Martha Ditttmann
NORTHBROOK, IL (Zone 5A)
Question by molswim
March 20, 2009
How early in the growing season can I plant grass seed? I am In northern Ill, and zone 5


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Answer from NGA
March 20, 2009

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Grass seed will germinate in soil temperatures above 40F but will sprout faster if the soil is warmer. I would wait until mid-April to sow new grass seeds. Best wishes with your lawn!

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