Newly seeded lawn covered in weeds

amy713July 3, 2014

A few months ago I dug up my garden area, completely removing all mulch, weeds, etc. I then seeded the area. The grass seed is now sprouting little bits of grass up. Now I have a huge problem. Not only is grass growing but weeds are growing like crazy in that area. What can I do to stop all the weeds but still allowing the grass to continue to grow?

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oldfixer

Sorry the ambitious weeds couldn't wait their turn. Pull what you can by hand now.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 6:45PM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

Did you roll the seed down?
Did you water 3x per day for 3 weeks while the seed was fresh on the ground?
Where do you live?
What kind of seed did you use?

    Bookmark   July 5, 2014 at 10:15PM
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