How Much Straw to Use When Seeding Grass?

Estimate one bale of straw for every 1,000 square feet of newly seeded lawn. Make sure to remove any large clumps that may inhibit germination.

Keywords: seeding grass, starting a lawn, grass seed

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Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.