How to Repair and Reseed Dead spots on Your Lawn

Lawn care is essential to having a beautiful, green, thick healthy lawn. Dead spots seem to come from nowhere, appearing overnight, unsightly brown dead grass that needs to be removed and redone, from scratch. There is a variety of causes that make dead spots, to much water, fertilizer, perhaps fungus or dog urine, grass is temperamental! My husband has had great success with repairing dead spots and he will only use Scott products as they have continually proven worthy.

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lawn repair takes time and effort
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get right down on your hands and knees, get dirty!

Step 1

hand rake or use a shrub rake to remove all dead grass spots.

Step 2

let spots dry out

Step 3

pull up dead roots or sod

Step 4

fill spots with Scott's Seeding Soil, purchased at your local home and garden store.

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the job is getting closer to done!

Step 5

spread Scott's Grass Seed onto seeding soil, you will need to purchase the grass seed that matches the rest of your lawn at your local home and garden store.

Step 6

rake seed into seeding soil.

Step 7

tap soil down flat with flat shovel.

Step 8

cover with peat moss.

Step 9

water daily for 2 weeks, then water 2-3 times a week, depending on rain fall.