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Crabgrass Pre-emergent--can I still overseed?

Posted by love2weed Zn6 (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 23, 12 at 7:27

We have already applied our crabgrass pre-emergent. As an afterthought--we decided our lawn could use an overseed this year. Is it too late?


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RE: Crabgrass Pre-emergent--can I still overseed?

Yes, too late. The pre-emergent will prevent the grass seed from germinating. Best bet is to overseed in the fall.


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RE: Crabgrass Pre-emergent--can I still overseed?

It might be too late to overseed grass this spring if you already used pre-emergent. You can try of course, but I wouldn't use a lot of seed for fear of wasting it since the pre-emergent is already down. A better time to overseed cool season grasses is in September, anyway, around Labor Day. Best of luck.


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RE: Crabgrass Pre-emergent--can I still overseed? -

Oops, Reed and I posted within a minute of each other. I'm with Reed on this.


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