seeding + Ferrous Sulfate?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by greenfinger, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. greenfinger

    greenfinger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    Can I put Ferrous Sulfate down and seed over it or will I have problems with it killing the seeds? Also how long do I have to wait before I put fertilizer down? Last year I put the fertilizer down with the seeds and killed them..
  2. PSUturf

    PSUturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 663

    Use a starter fertilizer if you are seeding. Fertilizer will kill grass seedlings if you put down too much fertilizer. Never exceed 1 lb of nitrogen per 1000 sq ft.
  3. greenfinger

    greenfinger LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    so when do I apply the ferrous sulfate in the moss ridden areas? before I seed or after? Also does it make sense to reseed the whole lawn every year? Or can I just limit that to the completely bald areas..

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