spotty growth and fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by charleskrenz
May 9, 2010
i killed the clover and raked it up. wet the soil, using a drop seeder i fertilized with a starter fert. then seeded bermuda. been two weeks. have great growth in some places and no growth in others. water every day. can i fert. again and or seed again. looking to get a nice lawn before summer is gone. thank you

Answer from NGA
May 9, 2010


I'd overseed again but hold off on fertilizer until the new grass is up and growing. Too much nitrogen can burn the roots of the turf so wait until you've mowed 2-3 times, then feed. Best wishes with your lawn!

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