Can I mow 'overseeded' lawn?

(4 Posts)
rainbowpony Thu 12-May-16 20:14:30

It's starting to look lush and lovely but I only seeded it in September last year. It grew wonderfully, and again starting to flourish, but quite patchy. I want to overseed it but I guess if I do I can't mow. Else risk sucking up the new seed. Wwyd?

DoreenLethal Thu 12-May-16 20:19:25

Mow and then seed it. Then leave it for 3 weeks before mowing again. It should have germinated in around 2.

rainbowpony Thu 12-May-16 20:24:04

Thanks Doreen. And ok to mow 'only just germinated'?

Chartwellhall Thu 12-May-16 20:26:25

Depends what kind of mower you have. We have a big old beast that would rip out new grass, but a light hover mower that will just top it.

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