BS Renovator - Lawn Repair Grass Seed
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BS Renovator - Lawn Repair Grass Seed

Repairing and renovating your lawn just got a whole lot easier with our BS Renovator Grass Seed. To fill patches, simply rake or fork the area to relieve soil compaction, apply the seed and then roll or gently rake again. In ideal conditions, this blend of amenity ryegrass varieties will germinate in as little as seven to ten days.

  • Repair and renovate damaged areas in record time
  • Contains grass varieties selected for rapid establishment and long-term durability
  • Make patchy lawns a thing of the past with BS Renovator - both images have used our Renovator Grass seed
  • Contains: 100% amenity perennial ryegrass (minimum of 3 varieties)
  • Sow at 50 grams per sq/m - 20kg covers 400sq/m
  • For best results, use with Pre-Seeding Fertiliser and a spreader

If you're not too sure how much grass seed you need, then our Grass Seed Calculator can help you figure it out!

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Sowing & Establishment

How to sow a new lawn

1 - Clear the area
Clear the area and remove any stones, weeds and other debris.

2 - Improve the soil
Cultivate the area to a depth of 15cm and remove any debris that is unearthed. For heavy clay soils, optionally, mix in sharp sand.

3 - Create a level seed bed
Level and rake over the area, then use a lawn roller to firm the soil.

4 - Allow the soil to settle
If possible, leave the soil for a week to allow a flush of weeds to come through; remove before sowing.

5 - Final ground preparation
Rake the area to loosen the top layer of soil. Apply our Pre-Seeding Lawn Fertiliser and rake into the soil.

6 - Buy your grass seed
Choose the right grass seed for your area and use our grass seed calculator to find out exactly how much grass seed you’ll need.

7 - Sowing the grass seed
Sprinkle the grass seed evenly across the area at the correct sowing rate. A spreader can be used for accurate application.

8 - Tread/roll the grass seeds in
Lightly roll or tread in the seeds to make contact with the soil. A harrow can be used for large areas.

9 - Water
If going through a period of drought, water the area every other evening for the first few weeks. If regular rainfall, manually watering will not be necessary.

10 - Mowing the lawn
Seed should germinate within approximately 14-21 days. Once it reaches 3-4 inches, you can mow the area by half an inch each cut.

 

How to repair an existing lawn

1 - Prepare the grass
Cut the existing grass short and almost scalp the lawn with the lawn mower. Remove any dead grass, debris and thatch.

2 - Improve the soil
Scarify or rake the surface to loosen the top layer.

3 - Aerate the lawn
Optionally, to aid drainage, use a garden fork or aerator to create small holes around 1-2 inches deep.

4 - Choose your grass seed
Select the grass seed for the area and use our grass seed calculator to find out how much grass seed you’ll need.

5 - Sow the grass seed
Spread the grass seed evenly across the area at the correct sowing rate. A spreader can be used for accurate application.

6 - Tread/roll the grass seeds in
Lightly tread or roll in the seeds to make contact with the soil. A harrow can be used for large areas.

7 - Water
If going through a period of drought, water the area every other evening for the first couple of weeks. If regular rainfall, manually watering won’t be needed.

8 - Mowing the lawn
The seed should germinate within approximately 14-21 days. Once it reaches a height of 3-4 inches, you can mow the area by half an inch each cut.