I know, stoooopid question, but I have some construction areas that
have just recently been re-top soiled. Located in Central CT I am
wondering how late into the season I can spread starter fertilizer and
new grass seed (of course, not for germination but to be ready for
I don't see the need to spread it in CT when it's almost Dec. Best
it will sit there until Spring, during which time it's exposed and
blown away, eaten by rodents, or if it's on any slope it can be
washed away with rain I'd also bet even if it all stays where it's
to be, you'd get a lower germination rate than if you just seed in
Worst case, you have a warming spell and it starts to germinate,
established enough and then gets killed by the hard cold of winter.
about starter fertilizer now, that's a total waste. By Spring, when
it will be gone.
What you want to do is seed in Spring. You can put it down a little
early, in which
case it will sit there for just a few weeks before germinating.