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Step 7. Prepare the Surface and Overseed It

Planting Your Lawn

Before you begin, choose the seed that is best for your geographical area and buy the amount you need to cover the size of your lawn.
You have several tool op… Read more »

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How Much Seed to Use When Overseeding

Planting a new lawn—step-by-step

Seed Type
Pounds* per 1,000-square feet

Bluegrass
1 to 2

Tall fescue
4

Perennial ryegrass
4

Fine fescue 2
2

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Overseeding Southern Lawns for Winter Color

Planting Your Lawn

Warm-season grasses have a major drawback for homeowners—their color disappears when winter arrives.  To have green grass in winter, some souther… Read more »

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