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When can I plant grass seed after applying weed and feed?
The best time to plant grass seed after applying weed and feed depends on whether the weed and feed used contained a pre-emergent or post-emergent herbicide. For weed and feed products containing post-emergent, systemic weed killers, you can plant grass seed as soon as two weeks after application.
Should I use Weed and feed or fertilizer?
Adding the stress of a salty fertilizer is too much and can burn the grass plants. However, if you want to apply an organic fertilizer, you can do that any day of the year without worry of salt stress on the grass. Secondarily another reason not to use weed and feed is that the weeds die best when they are well fertilized.
How to control weeds on new lawns?
To control weeds on lawns before the new grass is established, consider alternative measures like spot treatments. You can also manually uproot the weed plants if the infestation is still in the early stages. Mowing also helps to control weed growth in newly-established lawns, as the grass grows stronger and crowds out more weeds.
Do weed and feed products kill grass seed?
Also, some weed and feed products are non-selective, pre-emergent herbicides targeted at preventing weed seeds from sprouting. As such, when they鈥檙e applied on a recently seeded lawn even before the grass seeds germinate, they鈥檒l kill the weed seeds as well as the grass seeds.