Historically I have an area of my yard (facing east) that requires a lot of attention to get grass to grow for the season. Typically, mid-summer it starts dying off and I get bare spots. In the fall when it gets cooler it recovers somewhat however very little. My intent for this year is to till the soil about 3-4 inches down and re-seed completely. Last year I had the U of M do a soil sample and they suggested a 10-10-10 with 1 lb./1000 sq. ft.. From Jonathan Green (vendor) I have a seed that is sun tolerant (Black Beauty Original). In addition they suggested a starter fertilizer of which I bought that is 12-18-8 (Green Up) with an application of 3 lb./1000 sq. ft. Also, I purchased soil enhancer called Love Your Soil. I intend to plant and water according to the directions. https://www.jonathangreen.com/product/black-beauty-blend-grass-seed.html https://www.jonathangreen.com/product/Green-Up-Lawn-Food-for-Seeding-and-Sodding.html https://www.jonathangreen.com/product/love-your-soil.html Do you have any concerns with the above?
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