Ruined lawn with too much grass seed?

I think I may have used too much grass seed when sowing my new lawn from scratch. The seed was put down in April and the lawn quickly grew to become thick and lush. However, over the last couple of months it has started going very brown and bare in areas. The garden is very sheltered and we've had plenty of rain so I don't think it's due to being too dry. I've read that if you put down too much seed the roots become too competitive and bits die off. Frustratingly, I can't find any information on how to resolve this. I know that raking away the dead grass and using a fork to improve drainage is always a good idea (particularly since we've got heavy, clay soil), but is there anything else I can do? image


  • sotongeoffsotongeoff Posts: 9,806

    Honestly-you cant overseed grass-that is unlikely to be the cause of bits dying off-there could be any number of factors

    Do you have any pets?or nightime visitors that you are aware of?

    Have you used any feed,weedkillers,or anything like that?

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