seeding a new lawn - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by davidlspence
March 14, 2010
when i sew the fertilizer how long should i wait to sew the grass seed and what happens if i sew too much grass seed

Answer from NGA
March 14, 2010


The standard waiting time is 24 hours after fertilizing. Water the fertilizer granules in after applying, then overseed the next day. If you sow too much grass seed you'll just be wasting your money. They will all sprout, even if they are overcrowded but some of the germinating seeds won't have room to root and they will die out. Best wishes with your grass.

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