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jrepp44 03-19-2010 01:07 PM

Coated vs uncoated lawn seed
 
Why/when would you use coated vs uncoated seed? The seed I am looking at is $14.99 per lb coated and $24.99 per lb raw, which is the better value?

downunder 03-20-2010 01:39 PM

I've never had any problem with regular seed IF-

The soil was prepped properly
The seed was applied properly
Mulch was applied properly
It was watered properly.

Just my experience.

Troy32 10-21-2013 12:04 PM

Uncoated. More seed for less money. As downunder said... you should have no need for a coating if you prep correctly. If you do not prep correctly the coating is not going to make up for it.


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