Help! Pre-emergent put over new grass seed

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by GRT, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. GRT

    GRT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    My son was trying to help fert our lawn this year and put down pre-emergent over some bare areas that I had just seeded by accident. What can I do to make sure I get growth in these areas? Thanks!

  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Water it hard. Give it about a week to 10 days, (after the pre-emergent is melted and absorbed to form it's barrier) and run a dethatcher or something over the area(s) to re-prep the surfaces. Reseed to make sure you have covered all the areas of any disrupted seed.
  3. GRT

    GRT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    Good idea. Thanks

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