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Find Out If Hydroseeding Is The Right Call For Your Lawn

Posted by San Diego Landscaper on Wednesday, 15 March , 2017
Landscaping Company San Diego

Have you seen the word “hydroseeding” and wondered what it means? If so, then you’ve come to the right place, because in this issue, we’ll talk about hydroseeding your lawn and why it makes sense.

What is Hydroseeding?

Rather than tilling an area of land for growth, hydroseeding involves spraying a mixture – most often composed of seeds, water, fertilizer, wood mulch and other additives – directly onto the land.

The mulch actually helps to form a protective shield around the seeds and allows them to germinate and provides insulation to prevent dormancy

Pros for Hydroseeding
Among the advantages of hydroseeding are:

  • It’s versatility – the mixture can be adjusted to fit your lawn
  • Stronger than sod’s ability to resist disease
  • Great for preventing erosion – because growth from hydroseeding is fast, it’s a fantastic solution for erosion control
  • It’s more cost effective for larger lawns than installing sod

Cons to Hydroseeding
As with most things in life, there are a few cons to hydroseeding, including:

  • Requirement of intensive watering to establish the lawn
  • If there are already weed seeds in your landscape, hydroseeding can encourage their growth
  • Because of how water drains from a slope, establishing a sloped lawn by hydroseeding can be challenging

To find out more about hydroseeding and whether or not it’s the right choice for your lawn, give us a call here at Juniper Landscape Company. We’re licensed, insured, bonded and know what we’re doing.

Our number is (619) 334-9464.

Juniper Landscape Company is a provider of professional landscaping services in San Diego, we strive to make San Diego a beautiful place by doing business with integrity and creativity.


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