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Will grass seed germinate if thrown on top of soil?

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Answer: Yes it will.
Lawn Ranger
Answer: Not very consistently.
Warco Landscapes
Answer: some will but not alone without doing anything else.
Berkshire Gardens Turf Services Inc
Answer: It can, but in most cases, it won't. There should be a layer of 1/8 to 1/4 inch of soil on top of the seed.
Kevin Catalano Gardening & Design
Answer: Yes in some cases as long as you water your seeds
Hardscaping Plus
Answer: It will but for best results the seed should be raked in to the soil
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
Answer: yes
From Dandelions to Daisies Landscape & Design
Answer: In most cases
Live Oak Landscape & Concrete
Answer: Yes, if it is watered right.
Landmark lawncare
Answer: yes
AHS Pro Landscape
Answer: Yes, but needs coated with mulch hay, straw etc. For it to germinate and so sun does not burn off roots as it grows. Also helps hold in moisture
Graham Excavating & Land Clearing LLC
Answer: Yes
J & J Removal Services, LLC
Answer: Some such as rye seeds will
Larry Pierce Lawn/Landscaping
Answer: Sometimes
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: It depends on the dirt
Perfect landsacping
Answer: yes put downing a little can help
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
Answer: no
Lawn Care by Curt
Answer: They can but its a 50 50 shot if it works unless you put a little cover on it such as straw
cayeringservices lawn & landscapes
Answer: yes
affordable lawn care of crestwood
Answer: Synthetic turf is the ideal form of landscape.
Greenplay Organics
Answer: yes
Neide's Lawn & Landscape LLC
Answer: Yes. It is recommended to sow in with a rake and cover with either straw or some similar erosion or straw mat.
Backyard Boys Enterprise, LLC
Answer: If the ground is very hard then the seed will not germinate. It is much better to aerate to get the see in the ground. The germination rate is much higher.
Walkers Green, Inc
Answer: Grass seed needs to be covered with approximately 1/4 inch of soil.
My Lawncare Service
Answer: No, it needs to be raked in and rolled then covered with a thin layer of mulch.
Gary Krause Landscaping and Design
Answer: maybe
Answer: It will if it doesn't get blown or washed away, you should at least rake it in so the topsoil is a good 1/2" or so over it
Black Dirt Services LLC
Answer: It's possible but not ideal.
BlueMark Water
Answer: yes but it will dry out quickly
Pinnacle Landscape and Maintenance
Answer: Should be raked in
Executive Designs llc
Answer: yes
CreekSide LawnCare LLC
Answer: Yes providing it has water. With soil contact the germination percentage goes up. IF buried there is more moisture retention. If buried too deep it can be lost. Just mixed with the top soil is the best condition. A topdressing such as a sterile hay, turf blanket, of seed aid mulch helps in germination percentage.
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