Another Hard Freeze Tonite

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Smallaxe, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    We are expected to be below freezing by 10 pm and stay below until 9 am while bottoming out to about 20 degrees by sunup...

    Is it a waste of time and money to continue overseeding???
     
  2. tilawn

    tilawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 112

    IMO yes! You can do it and it could possibly germinate and come but will more then likely just get frozen which will IMO be a waste of your time and your customers money.
     
  3. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,779

    New seed--well maybe--not exactly the best time weather wise, but it worked to a degree last year. I hope to get a chance to try it. I think that new grass growth will stop at temps below 32, but germination and growth will continue during sunny days when temps are predicted to be in the 60's . A temp of 59 is predicted tomorrow, (with heavy rain). I have seen hydroseeders work up until November first.
     

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