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Old 09-13-2007, 09:35 AM
RonB RonB is offline
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Overseeding St. Aug/Cent. w/RYE?

Most on my clients have either/or a mix of both. Does anyone have something similiar down south, that overseed with annual rye for the winter?

How do you prep, plant, fert, cut, ect ..?
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Old 09-13-2007, 09:35 PM
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St Augustine is stripped down to ground just like bermuda then broadcast the rye in and water for 1 week (three times a day). It is really hard to get it down but if you want a nice stand of rye that is the only sure way. You leave the runners...don't take it all the way to ground.
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Old 09-15-2007, 01:10 PM
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overseeding centipede is a NO-NO.
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Old 09-16-2007, 12:57 PM
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Right nmurph--Don't do it on either one--Centipede nor St. Augustine.
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