You should wait at least one month after applying scotts turf builder weed and feeding 3 before planting your seedlings.

Should I seed before or after weed and feed?

Many of our clients ask us if they should plant grass seed or kill the weeds first. The answer is that the weeds should be killed first. Before any grass seeds can grow, the weeds and poor looking grass around the lawn should be killed. If you have a large lawn, you may want to consider using a lawn mower to cut down on weeds.

However, if your lawn is small and you don’t have the time to mow it every day, it may be a good idea to use a weed killer such as Roundup® Weed Killer. This herbicide will kill most weeds, but it will not kill all of them. If you are concerned about the safety of Roundup®, you can purchase it at your local garden center or online at

How long after weed killer can I seed my lawn?

You can safely sow ornamental flower seeds a day after spraying with glyphosate and grass and vegetable seeds, three days after, even though the herbicide takes up to 24 hours to be absorbed by the plant. You should not sow seed after applying glyphosate to your lawn or garden. If you do, you will need to apply a second application of glyphosate a few days later.

What is the next step after weed and feed?

You should wait for three to four weeks after applying weed and feed before you reseed the bare spots in your lawn. After the weed and feed application is done, the lawn is washed out. You should not water the lawn for at least two days after you apply weed or feed.

What month is best to put grass seed down?

Plant cool-season grass seed in late summer or early fall (when daytime temperatures lower to about 60 to 75 degrees) for best success. September is typically the best month, although you might be able to get away with seeding as early as mid-August. For best results, plant the seedlings in a well-drained area with good drainage.

If the soil is too wet, the seeds will not germinate, and you will have to replant them again in the spring. The best time to plant is during the hottest part of the day, when the sun is shining and the temperature is at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius).

If you are planting in an area that is not well drained, you may need to dig a shallow hole and fill it with water. This will help to prevent root rot, which can be a serious problem if you do not do this. You can also cover the hole with a plastic bag to keep the water out.

How soon after fertilizer can I seed?

It is possible to plant grass seed immediately after applyingfertilizer. Grass seeds can also take up to a month to germine, so be sure to check back often to see if your seedlings are starting to sprout.

Will grass seed choke out weeds?

If you want to keep your lawn weed-free, first kill any existing weeds, then prep your lawn and spread new grass seed. The thick growth of new grass will choke out new weed seedlings as they grow.

If you have a large area of lawn, you may want to use a lawn mower to mow the lawn. Lawn mowers can be purchased at most home improvement stores. If you don’t have one of these tools, try using a garden hoe. You can also use an electric lawnmower, but be careful not to over-mow.

Can I just throw grass seed down on existing lawn?

While it’s possible to simply sow the new grass seed over your existing lawn, taking the time to prepare your lawn beforehand will increase the likelihood of seed germination. If the grass looks healthy and healthy looking, then you’re good to go.

If it looks sickly, you’ll need to wait a few days to see if the seed will germinate. You can also check to make sure that the soil around your new lawn is dry before you plant your seed.

Can you apply weed killer before seeding?

area. If you are reseeding a lawn that has already been treated with Roundup®, you will need to apply a second application of the weed and grass killer concentrate to the area after the first application has been completed. Repeat the process until all the weeds have been removed.

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