are there weed seeds in oats

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grass disaster, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. grass disaster

    grass disaster LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,775

    i have a seeding job this weekend and i was thinking of going to the feed mill and picking up #100 of oats to mix in with the seeds.

    i have to seed a septic mound and some other crazy terrain.

    i figure of i can get the oats to germinate in 3 days i will have better results. oh and it's way cheap

    i will still put a little straw over it.
  2. Grandview

    Grandview LawnSite Gold Member
    from WI
    Messages: 3,251

    There probably will be weed seed in oats. Only use 25 to 30 pounds per acre.
    Oats will really tiller this time of the year and handle a couple frost.

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