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Core Aeration and Overseeding

Core Aeration and Overseeding

Core aeration and over-seeding are one of the most effective ways of rejuvenating a lawns appearance.  Whether repairing major damage or  just improving overall health and density core aeration and over-seeding are the method of choice.

Other benefits of core aeration include:

  • Reduced soil compaction
  • Thatch reduction
  • Stimulated root development
  • More drought tolerance
  • Better oxygen and water movement throughout the soil

 

TOP 10 SEEDING QUESTIONS:

1. HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WATER?
You should water every day for the first 21 days for germination to occur. THEN continue to water on a normal watering schedule to continue to promote growth.

2.  HOW MUCH SHOULD I WATER?
You should water your newly seeded lawn every day for at least 20 minutes per section

3.  WHAT TIME OF DAY SHOULD I WATER?
It is always best to water in the morning.

4.  SHOULD I WATER EVEN THOUGH IT RAINED?
Yes, even though it has rained we recommend watering your lawn. Your perception of the amount of rain isn’t always the “actual” amount of rain. Always better to be safe than sorry.

5.  WHEN CAN I MOW MY LAWN AFTER SEEDING IS ONE?
Since no chemical’s were applied to the lawn there are no restrictions for mowing after seeding is done.

6.  WHEN SHOULD I SEE RESULTS FROM THE SEEDING?
Typically you will start to see germination in about 21 days. Keep in mind if you are starting from a dirt (or bare) area it could take up to 2 full growing seasons for these areas to fill in completely.

7.  WHEN CAN MY WEEDS BE SPRAYED AFER SEEDING IS DONE?
Once the new seed has taken off and is mowing height it will be safe to spray with herbicide to control weeds.

8.  MY LAWN WAS SEEDED WHY DON’T I SEE ANY SEED?
Your lawn was seeded today why don’t you see any seed? The seed that Creative Lawn Care uses if the highest quality premium seed we could find. Unfortunately that means it is also so fine that our customers have a hard time seeing it when we seed their lawns. It also is a light brown color so it blends well with soil.

9.  HOW LONG SHOULD MY KIDS AND PETS STAY OFF THE LAWN ONCE IT SEEDED?
Since there aren’t any chemicals applied to the lawn there are no restrictions. But it may be messy with the cores from the core aeration…

10.  IS OVERSEEDING A GUARANTEED SERVICE?
No overseeding is not a guaranteed service.  If you looking for guaranteed seeding that means you most likely have MAJOR damage in the lawn and need to speak with our sales department about our lawn renovation prices.

 

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