patchy lawn - Knowledgebase Question

Port St Lucie, Fl
Question by erekus729
April 7, 2010
live in s florida
lawn has patches of dead dry grass
the rest is either green or mixed withe dead grass
i think its bermuda grass, not sure just moved in
how do the dead patches back and make the lawn look consistant through out


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Answer from NGA
April 7, 2010

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I'd start by raking out the dead patches and overseeding. If you're not sure what type of turf you have, dig out a small sample and take it to your garden center. Helpful folks there can identify the grass and recommend a grass seed that will match it. Once you've overseeding, water regularly and mow as often as necessary to keep the lawn looking even. You can feed your lawn about 3 weeks after you have overseeded. Everything should green up and even out it terms of color and growth with regular watering and mowing. Best wishes with your lawn!

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