bare patches in lawn - Knowledgebase Question

Iselin, Ne
Question by dhrutiasha
June 11, 2010
I have few areas in my lawn which i have seeded since fall but grass does not grow at all in those areas. i did reseeding in spring and still there is no growth at all on those patches what should i do?


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Answer from NGA
June 11, 2010

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If the new grass seed does not sprout, there's a problem with the soil. I'd dig out the bare areas, mix in some compost to help balance the pH and loosen any compaction, then reseed. If the bare areas are a result of dog urine, the salts in the urine may have rendered it sterile. Digging and replacing the top few inches of soil in those spots will help. Best wishes with your lawn.

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