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How To Care for Hydroseeded Lawn

Oct 27

Hydroseeding your grass may only be the start. It's going to take some time to ensure that your newly sown area of land is healthy.

Hydroseed must be watered only daily for 10-20 minutes.


The green color fades over the course of two or seven days.

The ideal times to water are at 4:45 in the morning, 11:00 in the morning, and 4:00 in the afternoon. After sunset, makes sure you don't need water.


  • Flexible schedules for watering are feasible due to seasonal and temperature variations. The summer months are hotter, you should water more frequently and for longer cycles. In the cooler fall months, you'll need to water less often and with a shorter cycle.

  • The hydroseeding Massachusetts service needs to be kept damp to allow the seeds to germinate. There is no requirement for the soil to stay saturated with rainwater.

  • Keep the seed consistently damp and moist, but avoid creating water puddles on your lawn.

  • You can decrease the amount of water that you drink after 4 to 6 weeks.


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Hydroseed care and maintenance prior to, during, and after

  • Within 10-14 days after the planting, certain areas are beginning to sprout, and the grass will be ready to be cut in 6-8 weeks. In between 6 and 9 months, the lawn will be fully developed.


  • Avoid driving on newly seeded areas for the initial six weeks, as much as you can.


  • Some locations will perform better during the first couple of weeks with hydroseeding Massachusetts treatment due to varying amounts of shade, sunlight, and water. This is normal and common. In the initial 4-5 weeks of growth, it's recommended to rake up the lawn's spare parts and then reseed them manually to increase the speed of growth. For the best results, blend fescue, rye as well as Kentucky bluegrass.


  • Apply an 18-24-12 starter fertilizer to your grass 2 weeks after we hydroseed it. Any outlet is able to receive this fertilizer. The second application of fertilizer should be made 3 weeks after the first one. In the first 10-12 weeks, do not apply any herbicides on your lawn.


  • When your grass is beginning to mature, it's possible that you will see a handful of weeds, however, they are easily controlled with a weed-control fertilizer.


  • Five weeks after the hydroseeding following the initial mowing, 5 weeks later, the first cut will take place. To prevent injury to the seedlings, your lawn is best cut with a push mower. It is possible to delay the initial mow for a few days so that the soil has time to dry. Do not leave clippings in huge quantities on your lawn.


  • DO NOT allow the grass to grow too tall. If you do that and then cut the grass back to its normal size, you'll have difficulty getting it back into shape. If you're going on holiday or away for more than a week, do not cut your lawn. When mowing your lawn, cut at most one-third of its height in one go. Overgrown plants should be trimmed back to approximately 3" every few days.


  • Hydroseeds that are damaged by storms or other weather conditions will be resprayed for a fraction of the cost.


To ensure that your seed germinates into a gorgeous new lawn, follow these simple instructions once the seed has been hydroseeded.


Requirements for Watering


The law n's watering needs to be maintained in all seasons is a must, especially in the morning and during the evening. When you need to water, the mulch will appear drier and lighter-colored, making it easier to spot those areas in need of attention. In the first 21 days, germinating plants cannot allow to dry out, or they will perish.


Care Instructions


To prevent excessive evaporation, it is advised to drink between dawn & dusk.

The water shouldn't pool in any region. It is best to wash the lawn by hand until it has established itself.

It is recommended to suck water into the soil 150 millimeters for deep roots.

Sprinkler systems can be set up to allow watering for only several minutes at a time throughout the day if they're set to water automatically.


Lawn Fertilization


Your hydroseeding Massachusetts application contains fertilizer that is incorporated into the mulch, which gives the seedlings the opportunity to "jump start" by providing them with the nutrients they need. A small amount of fertilizer is lost through evaporated water in the soil and young plants. Slow-release fertilizers should be applied each month to your lawn until it has been established. Fertilizer and weed control must be applied to your lawn 4 times a year after it is established.

Control of Weeds

They will appear on your lawn eventually. Their seeds have been dormant in the soil for a long time after animals scattered them like birds and wind.

After your lawn has established itself and was mowed once or twice, You can then incorporate the use of a weed-killer product with a fertilization plan.



The lawn you have just created can be cut when the grass blades are 40mm in height, and the ground is dry. It is essential to cut at the appropriate height to keep from "scalping the newly-grown grass blades. A third of the grass blade must be removed at the maximum. You can use a standard mower for the first five or six times you cut the grass prior to changing to a mulching mower. In the summer and in the spring, it is recommended to mow your lawn two times a week if your grass is too tall.

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