Would you recommend laying straw over newly planted grass seed?
| | Question: Would you recommend laying straw over newly planted grass seed?
Top Answer (100% of 2 votes): Yes, always.
Answer: Yes, always
Explanation: Why Put Straw on Grass Seed. Straw keeps the soil in a newly planted lawn moist and warm. ... Another is to keep the newly planted seed sufficiently moist and warm to encourage germination. Both goals can be achieved by placing a thin layer of straw over the grass and leaving it in place until grass seedlings appear.
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