Avoid a Lawn Seeding Disaster
Have a watering plan for your fall seeding in place and ready to go before you start seeding the lawn. Lawn Science seeds a couple of hundred yards every fall and the most successful results always follow a solid watering plan. Make sure you have enough hoses and sprinklers ready to keep your newly seeded lawn watered correctly How much to water you’re newly seeded lawn? Lawn Science recommends water 20 to 30 minutes a day to keep the seed moist. Lawn Science recommends watering your newly seeded lawn for 30 to 45 days. 45 days of watering is enough time for all the grass seed to germinate. When should you mow the seeded area? Lawn Science recommends mowing the lawn when the new grass reaches 3 inches in height. Mow the lawn when the grass blades are dry and use a freshly sharpen mower blades for best results.