The best time to water grass seed is in the morning and evening. These are the coolest parts of the day, which allows water to absorb into the ground instead of evaporating. A water timer can simplify the process of when to water grass seeds, so you can easily and efficiently water your newly seeded lawn with no hassle at all.
How to water new grass seed depends on the area you’ve seeded. Large areas can benefit from the use of a quality rectangular sprinkler. Use a small spot sprinkler for smaller seeded areas
How Long to Water New Grass Seed
How long to water new grass seed depends on your soil conditions and your sprinkler setup. In general, ten minutes of watering per session (morning and evening) will provide enough water to keep the top couple inches of soil moist.
As your new grass seed grows and flourishes, you can water deeper and less frequently – this will encourage established grass roots to extend deeply into the soil. When watering grass seedlings, gradually increase your morning watering sessions over time, while decreasing your evening watering. Eventually, you’ll want to water between 6 and 10 am, while the weather is still cool. An established lawn typically requires about 1 inch of water per week, including rainfall.
How Long Does Grass Seed Take to Grow?
How long it will take for your new grass seed to begin to grow really depends on where you live, your climate and what type of grass you plant. It can take anywhere between 3 and 28 days for new grass seed to begin to grow.
A beautiful, vibrant lawn not only looks great, but it also provides a place for you and your family to play, relax and enjoy. A consistent water schedule for watering new grass seed is key to making sure you’re growing a healthy, lush green lawn that will give you years of enjoyment and beauty.
Aeration and Seeding Program
We know you want to maintain a healthy, green lawn & Dreamlawns can help you do it with our Lawn Care Aeration and Seeding Program. Aeration and Seeding is a mandatory lawn care and maintenance process that should be handled by lawn care professionals.
Dreamlawns is your local authority for Aeration and Seeding. Did you know that every summer, Fescue grass lawns struggle with the complex Virginia weather conditions of high humidity, shade, high temperatures, and wet and/or dry conditions. Fescue grass does not have the ability to regenerate and must be reseeded to establish a new lawn.
Our program utilizes the best seed available a mixture that establishes a dense, healthy lawn with excellent drought resistance. If you are currently a Dreamlawns customer, or are a Virginia Beach, Chesapeake or Norfolk resident and would like to become a customer and take advantage of our aeration and Seeding program, please contact our office at 757-631-9773 so we can help you prepare and maintain a healthy green lawn. We will be happy to explain the Aeration and Seeding Program, inform you about our other lawn care services and programs you can benefit from, as well as provide pricing for your property. Call soon to take advantage of this great program and to become a valued Dreamlawns customer!