Asked on May 23, 2017

Can I plant a new type seed over crabgrass that was killed ?

Slew DeeNancy TurnerShoshana

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3 answers
  • Shoshana
    on May 23, 2017

    Sure! Adding organic matter, such as compost, to the top 6 inches of soil helps your future grass seeds germinate and establish themselves quickly in the ground.
  • Nancy Turner
    on May 28, 2017

    It depends on how you killed the crabgrass and how long it has been since you killed it. If you killed it with chemicals of any kind, the container will tell you how long before you can plant. Even natural ways like vinegar, etc. leeches into the soil and may affect the soil for a while.
  • Slew Dee
    on May 28, 2017

    Agree with both posters. Killing crabgrass with epsom salts can be a hard repair.
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