Can you fertilize and seed a lawn at the same time?
Thereof, how long after you fertilize can you seed?
If you apply weed and feed to the lawn before you seed, wait at least six weeks to apply seed. If you want to use it after the grass is seeded, wait until you have mowed your lawn four times, which will generally occur within six to eight weeks after seeding.
Similarly, can you put starter fertilizer down with grass seed? When applying a starter fertilizer, itís best to apply before seeding or before laying sod, or after you plant your grass seed. In fact, you should wait six to eight weeks before applying another dose of balanced fertilizer to your grass after planting so it doesnít incur burning.
Thereof, can I apply lime fertilizer and grass seed at the same time?
We've been getting a lot of questions lately about whether you can apply lime, fertilizer and grass seed to a lawn all at the same time. The simple answer is yes. For best results, do a soil test first to determine how much lime you'll need. Use a pelleted lime and apply it with a lawn spreader.
What kind of fertilizer to use when overseeding?
Fertilize Overseeded Areas Avoid weed & feed products; the pre-emergent herbicides inhibit seed germination. Starter fertilizer, such as Pennington Ultragreen Starter Fertilizer 12-22-8, delivers essential nutrients for new grass. Phosphorus supports vigorous root growth, while nitrogen fuels top growth and greening.