University of Maryland Extension

Lawn Renovation

  front lawn

Overseeding and renovating an established lawn

There are three methods of renovation:                          

  • complete renovation (starting over from scratch)
  • overseeding
  • repairing bare spots

Lawn Renovation

The “over haul” of a lawn is a lot of work and should be considered if the lawn is over 50% weeds.

Over-Seeding

Helps to improve the overall quality of your lawn. It thickens up grass to help prevent weeds and repairs damaged areas. 

Repairing bare spots

Requires the least amount of effort and helps to reduce areas where weeds can move in. 

Seeding/Sodding

Additional Resources

Lawn Establishment Video 

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