10 Easy Steps to Overseed Bermuda Seeds on an Existing Bermuda Grass
For the budding DIYers, here's our simple guide that won't let you down to overseeding Bermuda! Let's make those seeds sprout.
Easy Step 1
Scalp the grass. Yes, go all the way down with your mower to the lowest possible setting.
Easy Step 2
Make sure you have good seed to soil contact.
Easy Step 3
Rake the lawn or purchase or rent a pinpoint spreader/slice seeder.
Easy Step 4
Aerate the ground as you drop the seeds and make sure there the seeds are in contact with the soil.
Easy Step 5
Use a spreader to apply the seeds.
Easy Step 6
Ignore the seed labels and use as much seeds as possible. Seeds are cheap. Labor is not (even if it's just you doing the work).
Easy Step 7
Make sure to overlap and pass in different directions, north to south, east to west, and diagonally.
Easy Step 8
Use a roller or back of a straight rake to go over the lawn to ensure the seeds are in contact with the soil.
Easy Step 9
Water a couple of times a day for up to 21 days (no, not 21 business days, just 21 days).
Easy Step 10
Simply wait for the Bermuda seeds to pop!