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Overseeding HELP!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bridges, Sep 7, 2001.

  1. bridges

    bridges LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Messages: 196

    Ok i have two bags of lesco classic sunny turf. I'm pretty sure you guys have used that stuff.

    I have to over seed about 19,000 sq ft
    The bag says new seed 3-4 pounds cover 16,500 sq ft
    Overseeding 2-3 pounds covers 25,000 sq ft

    Now if I'm overseeding it twiceand the dealer said to overseed twice, at what rate do i use??
    The dealer gave me two bags.

    Do i use 3lbs or 1.5 Help! Help!!!

    Thank you Tony
     
  2. bridges

    bridges LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Messages: 196

    Can some one help me out? Please!! and i wanted to bring this back to the top.
     
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    He's probably telling you to go one direction at 1/2 and then a cross pattern with the other half.
    Not real sure why he gave you 2 bags unless you really need to have more than just an overseed rate. Not knowing exactly your situation, I would assume 2 lbs each direction.
     
  4. David Gretzmier

    David Gretzmier LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,645

    go 3 lbs per 1000 ft. aerate, lime fert, water 3x-6x daily for 5 minutes a time if possible. good luck. dave g
     

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