overseeding lawns

Asked April 11, 2017, 4:21 PM EDT

what amount and type of seeds should be used when overseeding my residential lawn?

Iowa County Iowa

1 Response

An article on overseeding a lawn can be found at the website below.

https://hortnews.extension.iastate.edu/2016/07-29/overseeding.html

The seed rate would be 1 to 1.5 pounds per 1,000 square feet when using a seed mix that is 100 percent Kentucky bluegrass. The seed rate for a 50 percent bluegrass + 50 percent fine-leaf fescue seed mix would be 2.5 to 3 pounds per 1,000 square feet.