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Old 05-04-2008, 03:16 AM
lfthk1 lfthk1 is offline
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after dimension how long to seed?

Do I really need to wait 4 months after using Dimension to aerate and seed. Have one client with alot of compaction. Wanted to aerate and seed with starter fert next week. Its been 4 weeks, but was just reading I need to wait 4 months??? true or false
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Old 05-04-2008, 07:29 AM
LwnmwrMan22 LwnmwrMan22 is offline
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Here's what it says from the label of Dimension 2ew......

Reseeding, Overseeding, or Sprigging
Reseeding, overseeding, or sprigging of treated areas within 3 months
after a single application of this product, or within 4 months after a split
application program totaling more than 4.5 teaspoons per 1000 sq ft
(2 pints per acre), may inhibit the establishment of desirable turfgrasses.
However, overseeding of Bermudagrass with perennial ryegrass 8 weeks
after an application or as early as 6 weeks after application if slight injury
to perennial ryegrass can be tolerated is a recommended exception.

So, go ahead, reseed. Then you can do it all over again in 4 months.

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Old 05-04-2008, 07:43 AM
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I push most of my clients to wait until the fall anyway. Its the best time to seed.

I have found that many clients are happy to hear someone give them sound advice, especially since it means I am waiting to put money in my pocket. It makes them trust you throughout the rest of the season.
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Old 05-04-2008, 01:49 PM
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If you want to overseed I would definitely wait. If you just need to spot seed just apply a inch or two of fresh topsoil and seed away.
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Old 05-04-2008, 04:08 PM
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Why did you put down Dimension if you felt the lawn was compacted and needed to be seeded?

You might as well wait till fall now.
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