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Old 09-02-2008, 10:55 AM   #1
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In March of this year, I seeded my lawn with tall fescue. I didn't use all of the seed I purchased, and the open bag has been sitting in my garage all summer.

Can I use this seed to overseed my lawn now in September? Is there a way to test seed freshness? (color, smell, feel???)

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(I live in Charlotte -- very humid)

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Old 09-02-2008, 03:45 PM   #2
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Throw some soil on a plate, seed it and keep it moist for a week or so. Take a pic of the seeded plate to compare to what you get for germination.

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