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now or later

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by lawn dogg, Feb 10, 2008.

  1. lawn dogg

    lawn dogg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    Hey everybody im planning on areating,fertilizing and overseeding several lawns tomorrow its been in the 50s 60s and even 70s here lately but its going to turn cold tonight just for a couple of days then back to upper 40s and 50s would you all do it now or wait till later. Have noticed chem-lawn doing apps. last week in my area.
  2. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    Personally I would wait until the temps start to level out a bit more. Grass doesn't germinate very well in cold weather.
  3. Harley-D

    Harley-D LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    We're not very from from you over here in f'burg. I would wait at least another couple weeks. The soil temp isn't quite where it needs to be for fescue germination. You might get some rye but it sticks out like a sore thumb. Depends on customer need right now.

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