Seasonal Tip

Seasonal Tip

September, 2014
How can I test my soil's pH? »
Soil pH can be tested with a simple pH soil kit.


Should I mulch the lawn area after I put grass seed down?

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On large areas, if possible, a seeding mulch may be used if erosion would be considered to be a potential problem. It is not recommended to mulch areas with baled hay or straw as weed seeds and other contaminants would be introduced to the otherwise clean site. The only organic mulches that are recommended would be salt marsh hay or a cellulose/wood fiber seeding mulch. On areas that are small enough to be spot seeded, a cellulose/wood fiber seeding mulch can also be used to aid seeding success.