Seeding Riviera Bermuda. Universal Aeravator?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by beaglegun, May 3, 2013.

  1. beaglegun

    beaglegun LawnSite Member
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    I will be seeding a football field in KY with Riviera Bermudagrass seed in a few weeks. It has an decent stand of unknown bermuda. I have never seeded bermuda with my Universal Aeravator before but it is awesome for seeding fescue and rye.

    I'm asuming I need to discharge the seed behind the tines instead of in front? I'm not sure about depth of the tines? Any advice would be great help.
     
  2. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
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    I've never used a aeravator with a seed hopper on it, but bermuda seed is so small that i wouldn't want to bury it, so behind the tine's sound's right. Mixing that seed with dry sand might make it easier to handle. I would go as deep with the tine's as you can while still keeping the soil flat.
     

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