Tips from Toby Fall Seed Decisions, Basics and Steps – 2016
In just a couple of weeks a lot of us will run out and buy some grass seed to overseed the lawn. Believe it or not - you could be doing more harm than good. Most of us don't need to do Fall overseeding. Fertilizing the healthy grass you already have will help the grass tiller and rhyzome so it will thicken and fill in those bare spots naturally. Over the next two weeks we'll help you decide if adding more seed to your lawn is necessary, how to properly apply grass seed and much more. Before you go out and spend a lot of money or time on Fall lawn care - check out this tip now!
Tips from Toby – Late Fall Dormant Seeding
Did you miss seeding in September? (maybe too much Royal Excitement!!!). It's one of Toby's favorite "cheats". Dormant seeding is an easy way to fill in those bare spots and get the new seed down and germinating months ahead of Spring seeding. Spring seeding is a big waste of time and money because most of the new seed will not be strong enough to survive the early Summer heat and then it just all dies. Dormant seeding now will get your lawn filling in nicely and you'll have a healthy lawn that will stand up to the hot Summer. There are specifics that you need to know so watch the video now and find out if dormant seeding is a great idea for you!
Before you buy that bag of seed or give thought to running out and throwing down a bunch of grass seed - watch this tip! A lot of us put down seed in the Fall that don't need it. Too much seed in your lawn is not a good thing and can lead to a very unhealthy turf. Fall Fertilization is the key to beefing back and bringing back your lawn. Watch our tip and find out if you should seed or not to seed.
Fall Fertilize Step 2
If you haven't applied your first application of Fall Lawn Starter - get going! Step 2 starts next week and you'll want to get armed and ready with Winterizer Fertilizer to keep the progress growing! This Fall 3 step fertilization process is one of the most important things you can do for your lawn all year. We also show you how to safely get rid of those pesky weeds in newly seeded areas, what tillering and rhizoming means and how it is happening right now and much more!
Those little weeds popping up from the late Summer heat will be the big weeds causing you problems next Spring. Now is the time to take care of them. We show you the right way to control weeds. If you have seeded your lawn, avoid this tip altogether. You do not want to spray weeds while new lawn seed is down or germinating. You can control those weeds after the new grass is strong enough to withstand chemical applications. We'll help you deal with those issues at a later date.
Choosing the Right Grass Seed
Fall is the optimal time to fill in those bare spots or seed your entire lawn. Choosing the right grass seed is essential to a beautiful lawn. With so many claims and varieties in the grass seed aisle we break down what's important and how to determine what is best for you.