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Ace Hardware has everything you need to grow a green, beautiful lawn

Posted: 7:18 AM, Sep 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-09 13:42:48-04

Ace Hardware is a paid sponsor of Sonoran Living

Simple Steps to Overseed with Ace Hardware
Ace Hardware is the place to go to get that grass looking green and beautiful for this Arizona winter! Walk into a local Ace where a friendly, knowledgeable associate is waiting to walk customers through what is needed step-by-step for a perfect lawn.

Before getting started, make sure the weather is right! It's time to plant winter grass when the night time temperature is consistently 70 degrees or cooler. Once that happens, it's time to mow the lawn low. Cut the grass shorter than normal. Then, rake to remove any dead grass and thatch. Thatch rakes or power rakes make this process quick and easy!

Now that lawn is ready for ryegrass seed. Use 6 to 10 lbs per 1000 square foot using a handheld drop spreader. Apply a starter fertilizer to the soil after the seed has been put down, such as manure. Then, cover the seed and fertilizer with a topping such as compost or a compost/manure mixer. This will help to retain the moisture the seeds need and protect newly laid seeds from becoming bird food!
And just like that, planters are on their way to the lawn they love!

Don't forget to water! It's best to set sprinklers to water 3-4 times a day for 6-8 minutes at a time. Watering is very important, but try to not overwater either! As the seed begins to sprout, decrease the watering to twice per day. When the grass is fully established in about 28 days, setting sprinklers to water twice a week for 25 minutes keeps them green and healthy.

Ace Hardware has everything for that gorgeous winter grass! Come in to select Ace Hardware locations, mention Sonoran Living, and receive 10% off your overseeding needs. Please see below for participating Ace Hardware stores in the valley:

Anthem:
Anthem Ace Hardware
3440 W. Anthem Way
Apache Junction:
Frontier Ace Hardware
725 W. Apache Trail
Carefree:
Karsten's Ace Hardware 36889 N TomDarlington Rd
Casa Grande:
Valley Ace Hardware
2820 N. Pinal Ave
Cave Creek:
Karsten's Ace Hardware
28220 N. Tatum Blvd
Chandler:
Chandler Ace Hardware
4870 S. Gilbert Rd.
Robert's Ace Hardware 2050 N. Alma School Rd.
Fountain Hills:
Paul's Ace Hardware
16605 E. Palisades Blvd
Gilbert:
Ace Hardware Gilbert
3232 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Gilbert Ace Hardware
750 S. Cooper Rd.
Paul's Ace Hardware
1927 E. Baseline Rd.
Glendale:
Ace Hardware
20165 N. 67th Ave
Sine Ace Hardware
7150 N. 51st Ave
Goodyear:
Karsten's Ace Hardware
610 N. Estrella Parkway
Litchfield Park:
Floyd's Ace
13820 W Camelback Rd
Maricopa:
Maricopa Ace Hardware
21542 N. John Wayne Pkwy
Mesa:
Crismon Ace Hardware
2758 S. Crismon Rd
Dave's Ace Hardware
2842 N. Power Rd.
Handy Ace Hardware
7125 E. Main St.
Rod's Ace Hardware
1941 E Brown Rd
Peoria:
Ruggerios Ace Hardware
7465 W. Cactus Rd.
Phoenix:
Ace Hardware
2242 N. 24th St.
Ace Hardware
5127 W. Indian School
Ace Hardware
5555 N. 7th St.
Ace Hardware & Rental
4825 E. Warner Rd.
Ace Hardware Union Hills
18416 N. 19th Ave
Desert Foothills Ace
1335 E. Chandler Blvd.
Howard's Ace Hardware
3111 E. Indian School Rd
Karsten's Ace Hardware
10624 N. 32nd St.
Paradise Valley Ace
13811 N. Tatum Blvd
Pareja's Ace Hardware
8365 W Camelback Rd.
Walt's Ace Hardware
1940 W. Indian School
Scottsdale:
Ace Hardware & Rental
10300 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Paul's Ace Hardware
1800 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Paul's Ace Hardware
8449 E. McDonald Drive
Paul's Ace Hardware
11323 E. Via Linda
Pinnacle Peak Ace
23623 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Sun Lakes:
Valley Ace Hardware
9666 E. Riggs Rd
Tempe:
Paul's Ace Hardware
1153 W. Broadway Rd.
Valley Ace Hardware
1805 E Baseline Rd.