Over-seeding is when you are ready to have a competitive lawn. We recommend to fertilize and over-seed your lawn annually, or when necessary.
We see sodding as a preventative or corrective step for soil erosion, and use sod or hydromulch.
If you need grass yesterday, Sod is the answer. (Grass and soil already planted and ready for your property.
With Hydro-mulching, we see that Bermuda and Rye works best from May to September.
From the Texas A&M Agri-life Extension we find that
The successful establishment of your lawn also depends on:
- selecting a grass type that is adapted to your part of Texas,
- making sure your site is appropriate for the grass type you select (soil type, soil depth, amount of shade, etc.), and
- giving the grass the level of care that matches its intended use.
Options for Planting
The grass species and variety you select also influences your planting options, as well as the site preparation you will need to do and the time it takes for the grass to establish.
Seed. Seeding costs less than other planting methods.
Information on the seed label is important.
|Common Name||Pure Live Seed Rate (lbs/Acre)|
|Sep 1-Nov 30||Tall Fescue|
Red Winter Wheat
|May 1 – Aug 31||Millet||30-35|
|Feb 15-May 31|
Sep 1- Dec 31
|Annual Winter Rye||Pure Live Seed Rate (lbs/Acre)|
|Apr -July||Bermudagrass||Pasture Seed Rates|
Lawn Planting Rate
2-3 lbs per 1000/sft coated
1-2 lbs per 1000sft uncoated
Note from the collector of this information;
Please do not get me wrong by thinking I grew up with a green thumb. Along with studying the principles and proceedures of what works best in the part of Texas we live in, we are continually learning ways to get your lawn to be the envy of the City in which you live.
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