Im in the Boston area and my customer decided they were going to take me up on my offer to reseed...from the spring. They are very open to any plan shy of tearing up and re soding the lawn. The patches are only on the side yard seperated by this island of scrub trees. Kind of an out of sight out of mind approach until now. I mentioned to them in late summer (begining of August I think) that the time was approaching to take action. For whatever reason ,money probably, they have put it off until now. So... The lawn had red thread last season and then we hit a drought. Now we have small circle patches of dead grass. They just want it to have grass nothing special and the area is large so top dressing with loam would be out of the question with time constraints and loam supply at least this fall. The neighbored shared the red thread with them. What do I do? Slice seed and call in the Fert experts now? Fert experts then slice seed? Aerate call the fert guys Screw it and wait till spring when I do a clean up and have the dethatcher on the mower. Then seed. The homeowner is sort of a "do it himselfer" so he could apply fert himself if that helps. I just dont do it unless its starter fert. My worry is that we have had a few frosts. The property is pine needle acidic heaven. We do not have any irrigation to work with so a really long hose and a timer is the best we can do for water. Just wondering how you guys think I should approach this. These are long time customers that are really up for anything. I would like to keep the cost down for them. Thanks in advance.