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  • Writer's pictureRichard L Combs III

Overseeding for a Healthy Lawn

Updated: Nov 18, 2023

As fall approaches in Ohio, it's essential to prepare your lawn for the coming winter. One crucial step in fall lawn care is overseeding. In this blog post, we will delve into why overseeding is important and how it can benefit your lawn. Let's dive in!



Overseeding Fall is the ideal time to overseed your lawn in Ohio. Why is this so important? Here's why:


  • Repairing Summer Damage: The hot and dry summer months can cause stress and damage to your lawn. Overseeding in the fall helps repair these damaged areas, filling in thin or bare patches with healthy new grass.


  • Enhancing Density: Over time, lawns in Ohio may become thin and sparse due to foot traffic, environmental factors, or natural aging. Overseeding helps improve the density of your lawn, resulting in a fuller and healthier turf.


  • Weed Suppression: An established, thick lawn is one of the best defenses against weeds. Overseeding in the fall helps strengthen your lawn's competitiveness, reducing the chances of weeds taking hold.


  • Improved Winter Survival: The cool temperatures and ample moisture in the fall provide favorable conditions for new grass seed to germinate and establish strong roots. This establishes a solid foundation for your lawn to thrive during the harsh winter months in Ohio.


Overseeding is an essential part of fall lawn care in Ohio. By overseeding, you can repair summer damage, enhance the density of your lawn, suppress weeds, strengthen disease resistance, and improve winter survival. Stay tuned for our upcoming blog posts in which we'll explore more vital fall lawn care facts to help you maintain a beautiful, lush lawn year-round.


Disclaimer: The information provided in this blog post is general in nature. It's always recommended to consult with lawn care professionals, such as R. Combs Landscaping, for personalized advice tailored to your specific lawn care needs.

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