The best time to reseed a lawn is in the spring, after the grass has had a chance to rest and grow. In areas with cool weather, you can also sprinkle seed over large clumps of grass between May 1 and June 30. The amount of rain that falls during this period allows seeds planted at different times to have enough moisture for germination. In areas where summer rainfall tends toward humidity rather than dry spells, it may be easier to wait until fall for seeding because these conditions encourage warm soil temperatures conducive to early germination.
How often should I fertilize my lawn?
In most cases, fertilizer applications will help maintain turf health without making too great an impact on your budget either year round or seasonally as well as provide nutrients needed by grass throughout each growing season (spring through late winter). However, nutrient requirements differ from species to species and even within species depending on age. To find out more about how much fertilizer is optimal under your specific conditions see our Lawn Nutrition section below . For those who want a quick reference chart illustrating what amounts are appropriate for various situations please click here .
What type of fertilizer do I use? What weight should it be? How often? Before/after every application: Broadcast granulars such as 5-10-5 After every application: Urea ammonium nitrate (UAN) @ 2 lb./1 sq ft., then apply granulars such as 10-25-10 Dusting gran