Learn how to properly plant new grass seed by following these steps from Pennington. Find out how to choose the right time of year for planting, prepare your site and soil, pick and plant seeds, water, establish, mow and maintain..
Bald Spot Repair, Step 3 of 4 | Sprinkle wheat straw, which you can get at garden centers and home-improvement stores, over the newly seeded area. This will help the seeds stay moist until they sprout. It's easy to grow new grass seed as long as you keep it moist. The biggest problem that people have when overseeding or replanting lawns is that they don't keep the grass seed moist while sprouting. The straw mulch helps eliminate that problem.