Burlap etc.

emilyg(z5 Chicago)September 10, 2006

When starting a new lawn from seed, when do you remove the burlap or other covering? My new grass seed has just sprouted, but I'm unsure as to when I can remove the burlap.

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yarddoctor

Dear Emily

Thank you very much for your inquiry. You can remove the burlap or other covering as soon as you can do so without ripping out too many of the plants. Go out and begin trying to remove the cover now and see what happens. You may have to wait 2-3 days and then try again. Good luck.

Again, thanks for the question and let me know if you have more.

Respectfully

Trey Rogers
The Yard Doctor

    Bookmark   October 3, 2006 at 3:38PM
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