Over seeding is a method of thickening a lawn that has become thin or damaged by insects, diseases, weeds, drought, excessive traffic or other types of damage.
For these problems we recommend one of our over seeding services.
Slit Over seeding
Slit over seeding is also a great way to introduce new cultivars of rye and fescue grass with endophytes properties to combat the damage caused by leaf-feeding insects.
are fungi that are scientifically engineered to grow inside the grass plant and taste bad to the insects. The type of insects repelled by endophytes are typically , and . Lawn species that may contain endophytes are perennial ryegrass, fine fescues and tall fescue.
Broadcast Over seedingTiming
Is the process of using a rotary broadcast spreader to distribute seed to the turf instead of dropping it with a slit seeder. Broadcast over seeding alone is not as effective as slit seeding, but it can be a significant benefit for lawns that are not heavily damaged as a maintenance practice rather than to repair a significantly damaged lawn. Over seeding also helps replace grass plants that have died off from summer drought or insect damage and helps thicken up the lawn over the course of two or three seasons.
is essential when over seeding a lawn. The absolute best time to select this service is in the fall (mid-August to late - September. However spring is also acceptable time provided there is no chance of frost. The over seeded area must be kept moist by watering several times a day. Seed germination ranges from 7 to 21 days
We use brand name cultivars of certified seed for our over seeding service. Certified seed ensures our product contains 99.9% weed free seed.
Overseeding service is ordered separately as a individual service. . Prices start at $69.95 for 2000sq ft as an individual service.