Need help starting new lawn

Discussion in 'Lawn Care' started by Dirt&Moss, Apr 9, 2007.

  1. Dirt&Moss

    Dirt&Moss New Seed

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    Hi, My lawn is currently almost all dirt or moss. There are a few patches of brown grass. It's probably 1/3 moss and the rest mostly dirt. From what I've read online, it sounds like I need to check the pH level and possibly lower it with lime, rototill the soil, plant seed and fertilize, and water a lot until the grass is established. Any tips on how much lime/fertilizer/seed I will need? I think I will wait a couple of weeks to plant it since it's supposed to snow here this week. Any other tips or advice would be welcome as well (I've never done this before). Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Shanna In Flower

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    Hi and welcome to the Stew.They have lawn starter at Wal-Mart.I was told it works well.Plenty of water should work too.
     
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