Centipede Grass - Knowledgebase Question

Bainbridge, Ge
Question by asmith39819
August 30, 2009
Some people have said the best time to plant centipede grass seed is in the spring ( around April ) or so, but I want to first put down a layer of Scotts Turfbuilder with Crabgrass Preventer. My other question would be how would I do both (plant new grass seed and put down the crabgrass preventer) since they need to be put down around the same time.

Answer from NGA
August 30, 2009


The solution to your quandry is simply to seed your lawn in the fall (September or October) and then use the turfbuilder and crabgrass preventer early next spring. Seeds you sow this fall will sprout right away and the roots will have ample opportunity to develop and establish before winter. Best wishes with your lawn.

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