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covering seed

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by chefdrp, Aug 18, 2003.

  1. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,384

    Do you guys cover the seed after applying the starter fet. Some say yes some say no?
  2. fblandscape

    fblandscape Banned
    Messages: 776

    You are supposed to. If I am doing aeration I do not, however I am going to start. If I am doing a new lawn, then yes I will always cover the seed. I am assuming that we are talking about covering the seed with more soil as opposed to straw.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I have plenty of grass in two weeks and full lawn in four, so I don't. If there are places where erosion may become an issue, then it's a different story.

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