Follow-up to seeding

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by nate1422, Oct 18, 2005.

  1. nate1422

    nate1422 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 108

    How soon after seeding a new lawn do you follow-up with another fertilizer application or do you? When I planted, I followed the recommendations of a soil analysis, tilling lime and superphosphate into soil and a 20-8-8 slow release on top with seed, all at the recommended rates. The grass is filling in and looks good so do I need a follow-up? I am coming up on 28 days since planting and 14 days since germination started. What do you use as a follow-up if anything at all?
  2. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    I usually follow up the starter ferts 5-6 weeks after seed work.
  3. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 476

    I use starter fertilizer at time of seeding then one month later I fertilize with 28-5-12 50% slow release.
  4. nate1422

    nate1422 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 108

    Thanks. I figured I would need to hit it again but I wanted to make sure I was on the same page as everyone else.

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