Sow Lawn Seed

Planting seeds is more economical, but it takes longer for the lawn to grow
 
Planting seeds is more economical, but it takes longer for the lawn to grow. Shade stresses lawn grass, so use a mixture of seed blended for sun and for shade. To keep the wind from blowing the seeds, mix with barely damp, clean soil when sowing.
 
 

STEP 1

When sowing seeds, work back and forth, left to right, then turn and repeat the sowing to eliminate gaps in growth.

STEP 2

Water the soil, spread a thin layer of straw mulch to keep it from drying out and water lightly every day.
TIP: Straw mulch slowly decomposes.

STEP 3

Don’t walk on or mow the grass until the roots are well established, which takes two to three months.

 

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