over seed after pre-m

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chefdrp, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    How long do i need to wait before i can over seed? I put down pre-m aweek ago. My mom now wants her cottage over seeded. or topdressed. I have the chance to get a slit seeder for free. today. ( sun)
     
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Read the label on the pre-em product.
     
  3. Harry0

    Harry0 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 223

    I think its 6-8 weeks-or longer-I will let u know for sure tommorow I will be putting it down-Harry
     
  4. BOTURF

    BOTURF LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 316

    Just talked with my sub company who does my spraying for some of my accounts and they told me 8 to 10 weeks which sux because i wanted to over seed my lawn
     
  5. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    I found an old bag that should have been discarded but glad i didnt. It said 2 months. oh well guess ill wait till fall like i sould anyway.
     
  6. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    I usually wait 6 weeks
     
  7. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,454

    Depending on the product, could be up to a year, 6 - 8 weeks most likely.
     
  8. grassredneck

    grassredneck LawnSite Member
    Posts: 150

    It's been my experience that 8 wks is the bare minimum.
     

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