Overseeding Lawn - Knowledgebase Question

Bristol, CT
Question by rick23
October 15, 1998
Should I overseed my lawn now, or should I put the seed down in the early spring?


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Answer from NGA
October 15, 1998

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Grass seed will germinate as long as the temperature is above 40F degrees. The seedlings will need 3-4 weeks of mild weather to establish roots before frost arrives. If you still have a month of frost-free weather, go ahead and overseed. If not, wait until early spring.

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