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Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by buysell, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. buysell

    buysell LawnSite Member
    from nj
    Posts: 111

    reseeded a section of soft wet soil....just put spread the sead and the rolled and pushed the seed into the soil...i could see it..but it was pushed into it....nothing came up after 10 days BUT...some seed got into a wood mulch bed and is growing very nicely?....thoughts? why didnt the seed germinate that was pushed into the soil? and why is it growing in the mulch?..no soil in there...just kinda dangling around at 3 inches?
  2. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,294

    Maybe that soil was compacted to begin with and then you pushed out air when you rolled ? Maybe that soil was contaminated somehow ? If there are hydrocarbons (motor oil) in that area grass won't grow.

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