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What lawn feed to use before sowing?

Feeding your lawn prior to sowing can help set up the best foundation for your new seedlings growth, but what one should you use?

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Whether you're sowing a new lawn, overseeding an existing lawn, or even just doing some patch-up repairs - choosing the right lawn feed beforehand can really speed up the growth of your new grass seed.

Pre-Seed First Feed

Pre-Seed First Feed is a balanced lawn feed that's packed with all the nutrients your seedlings need to get off to the best start. Because it has the three nutrients your lawn needs in equal measure, it ensures your seedlings are fed around the clock for six solid weeks.

This lawn food includes Nitrogen that encourages new leaf growth and greenness, Phosphate builds up your seedling's root system, and Potassium helps to 'harden' your seedlings so they can grow up big and strong and fight off disease!

Ideal for a new lawn or for fixing pathces

This pre-seed lawn food is ideal for use on a new lawn or to patch up thinning or damaged areas. If you have some leftovers, and since this is a balanced feed, you can continue to use it from March to September for any seeding or as a general lawn feed. Apply at a rate of 70g per m2 by hand when wearing a glove or by using a spreader, water in until the granules dissolve, wait ten days and then you can start sowing!

Oh So Green lawn feed

Since new seedlings will be super green and lush as they begin to grow, Oh So Green is a great lawn feed for an existing lawn when overseeding. This lawn feed helps your grass become one uniform colour. Oh So Green is a fast-acting six-week feed that will green up your whole lawn in no time! Feeding your lawn beforehand saves you a job afterwards. Then, once your overseeded lawn is fully grown, all you need to do is mow it! The same rules apply as our Pre-Seed First Feed - apply at 70g per m2, water in until the granules dissolve and wait ten days before seeding.

All Summer Long 16-week lawn feed

Our All Summer Long is a four-month spring and summer feed, so it not only sets up your new seedlings for great growth but will keep your whole lawn in good condition for the full 16 weeks following. All Summer Long is a steady feed that works to ensure a consistently green and healthy lawn and is a great option for those who want a longer-lasting solution. Apply this feed ten days before seeding at a rate of 35g per m2. Water in well, and watch as your whole lawn becomes green in a matter of weeks and stays that way - All Summer Long!

3 IN 1 Lawn Rescue

For a lawn food that can do three jobs in one such as feed, green and weed your lawn in one application, then look no further than our 3 IN 1 Lawn Rescue. This is a great option for use before overseeding an existing lawn, as it will remove all weeds and moss and also prep your soil for seeding - and can save you a lot of work in the process! Apply 14 days before seeding to allow it to thoroughly fix your lawn. The product works in 3 steps;

  • First, moss will blacken and weeds will begin to shrink and disappear
  • 3 IN 1 Lawn Rescue will then begin feeding your lawn, making your existing grass incredibly green
  • Then rake out the dead moss and reseed to return your lawn to its former glory

We have a full guide on how to use our lawn food to ensure you get the best results!

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