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What Is The Fastest Way To Grow Grass In Bare Spots

Growing grass from bare spots can be a challenge, but with the right plan, it can be done quickly. Here’s what you need to know:

 Start by removing any existing weeds or debris which is blocking light and water from getting to the soil. This will give your grass the best chance of thriving.

Then prepare your soil with a rake and loosen up any clumps so that air and water can penetrate through to reach the grass seeds. Then spread your chosen grass seed over the area, taking care not to sow too thickly as this may inhibit growth.

Next, lightly cover the seed with compost or peat moss, depending on the particular variety of grass seed you are using. Use a light hand, as any excess material could cause an uneven spread in growth throughout bare patches and smother some areas more than others.

Water your grass frequently with slow and gentle sprinklers, focusing on keeping moisture at least three inches deep but being careful not to drown the seeds. This is important for germination and encourages healthy root development too.

Finally, trim your patch often — no more than once per week — and mow it regularly, at least once every two weeks, for best results. Adding fertilizers such as phosphorus-rich fish emulsion will also help nourish growing blades and produce a stronger, greener lawn.

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