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JFGauvreau
04-20-2010, 08:40 PM
Is it possible to overfeed and to fertilize at the same time? I know i've seen some bags at the hardware store of seed and fertz all together, but need to clarify on this, I though the fert might kill the seeds.

RodneyK
04-21-2010, 07:41 AM
Yes, in fact it is advised to apply a starter fertilizer when you seed. As long as you did not put down a pre-emerge app (crabgrass preventer) already you should be good to go as long as the soil temp is high enough for germination.

RigglePLC
04-21-2010, 11:06 AM
Did you plan to mix the fertilizer with the seed? How long did you plan to store it this way? I wouldn't want to take that risk. If you do--let us know what happened, OK, Gauvreau?

JFGauvreau
04-21-2010, 01:21 PM
No i've sign up a fertilizer application (x4) with a customer, Also sold a lawn aeration and over seeding.

So I was going to aerate the lawn, then wait a couple days until I know it's going to rain, then apply the seeds, then the fertz separately before it would rain.