I know I left it a bit late but have patched my lawn with grass
seed/peat. It's quite sunny but it we only get direct sunlight for
around 6 hours a day (if that) so my question is how often should I
water. Was thinking of every other day but don't want to over water.
Also, should I put down grass food during germination?
If it is very hot, you can water it 2 or 3 times a day. The seed is
only a very small distance under the dirt so the top layer will dry in a
very short time.
You should have a thin layer of straw on it to help keep it moist.
wait until cooler temperatures for best results.
seeding grass in the spring/early summer is a very
tough time because it is hard to keep it consistently
moist and there are a lot of weed seeds sprouting
which will give the grass a lot of competition.
no. don't fertilize plants until they are actively
growing. and, well, most of what you put on grass ends
up running off so better to let the rain bring the
fertilizer for you.
mulching mower, set it as high as it will go and still
look ok for you. mow regularly. feed the worms and the
worms will feed the grass.
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