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The last 8 posts

Thursday, December 9th 2004, 8:42am

by nestors

6-10 minutes 2-3 x daily
keep wheat straw on top

Wednesday, July 28th 2004, 6:56pm

by OscarNav

Thanks for the info...

Tuesday, July 27th 2004, 5:11am

by drpete3

I have found it doesnt hurt to spread it heavily. But you need to ask yourself why do you have bare spots to begin. There are tons of possibilites in my mind Siol conditions? insects? disease? traffic? I am not sure about southern grasses but most northern grasses spread and if there are no underlying problems these bare spots would fill in on their own. Just give this some thought.

Monday, July 26th 2004, 6:55pm

by OscarNav

Thanks for your replies......Now do i cake the seed on or spred it lightly? Last time i did this i had all kinds of patches with grass growing and some bare spots where i tried to fix the bare spots....Suggestions?

Monday, July 26th 2004, 4:58am

by drpete3

Ideally the seed would be constantly moist. When I added some grass this spring I set my timer for 3 times a day every day. If you can wait fall is a much better time for germination due to cooler temps that reduces evaporation. Another suggestion is if these are small areas I think it is scotts that makes a good patching product that incorporates a substance like mulch that helps to retain water and this may work better in the summer.

Thursday, July 22nd 2004, 6:03pm

by OscarNav

How many times a day........? Every other day...? Also, how much seed show i spred...? Just a tad or cake the seed on? Thanks for your replies.

Thursday, July 22nd 2004, 3:58am

by aquamatic

Just wet it to the point where it does not run the seed. We usually set cycles of 8-10 minutes on new seed until it comes in

Wednesday, July 21st 2004, 7:56pm

by OscarNav

Patching bare spots on lawn....

How much should i water these spots, patches? The back of the lamn seed bag says "frequent light waterings" but it does not say anything about a time frame. Can anybody answer this?