When do I put grass seed down? - Knowledgebase Question

Jerseyville, Il
Question by ilovelucy72
March 5, 2010
I live in Jerseyville, IL and I was wanting to know when I put grass seed down. We cut down some trees last fall and now I have bare spots that I need to seed. When would be the best time to start this? Thanks in advance.

Answer from NGA
March 5, 2010


Wait until the middle of April for the air and soil to warm up a bit then rake or dig the soil a little bit and add some compost, then level the soil and sow your seeds. They should pop up in 7-14 days if kept moist. Best wishes with your lawn!

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