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I want to overseed but?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Craftybigdog, Mar 9, 2004.

  1. Craftybigdog

    Craftybigdog LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 425

    Hey guys I want to overseed my front yard, what do you recommend first? I usually aerate and then overseed never just overseed so what is the best set-up to help the seed germinate? Its been about 10 days since I put down my crabgrass pre-emergant so I think I should be okay. What are your inputs?
  2. Curtis

    Curtis LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    If you have Pre-M down you'll be wasting your time with seeding your lawn . Wait about six weeks depending on the weather if it's cool weather you might have to wait longer .
  3. locutus

    locutus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Messages: 1,266

    My pre-m says wait 8 to 12 weeks. I agree though, little to no germination with pre-m down. Dont waste your time.
  4. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Crafty.. you better wait 'til the fall. Pre will hold up for about 10 weeks. By then the heat of summer will be here.
  5. leemac

    leemac LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    wasting your time and money overseeding now ,due to pre-m app.
  6. leemac

    leemac LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    wait at least 12-16 weeks

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    not so crafty puttin down pre-m and then wanting to seed wait till fall
  8. bastalker

    bastalker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 965

    :D :D ya gotta love it.

    Should have asked the ? before you pre em'd

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