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An attractive stretch of beautiful landscaping or an inviting, green yard doesn’t need sodding anymore. New technologies and applications have taken the expense and guesswork out of planting lawns. Today, large areas of patchy weeds and worn out turf can easily be restored with hydroseeding.
Hydroseeding is a process that sprays a special mix of seed, fertilizer and mulch over large areas. Often called hydromulching, this delivery system ensures that the seed is protected during germination and growth. The slurry is dispersed over a large area in much less time than it takes to lay sod. This application also has the advantage of complete and even coverage. Unlike sod planting, there are no seam lines that need to grow together and fill in. Sod gives a lawn a checkerboard appearance, but the slurry lays down a soft, green blanket that protects the seed and gives it a head start. This technique of planting has a higher success rate, allowing the seed to quickly take root and develop into a healthy lawn.
The cost of landscaping is an important factor when deciding which methods to use, and the spray application wins over sod. The savings in time and labor add up to a fraction of the price of laying sod. Traditional lawn plantings average four times the cost of a hydromulch application. Another problem with sod is the damage already done to its root system. Sprayed seed gets a chance to start growth naturally with the help of fertilizer and mulch. Sod isn’t always compatible with a soil type and can fail to take. The professionals at Colonel Landscaping understand the importance of matching their slurry to specific soils, and they keep a close eye on the growing process.
The pros at Colonel Landscaping specialize in hydroseeding for both residential and commercial needs. Their techniques are reliable, affordable and based on years of experience. They know the area’s different needs, understand seasonal requirements, and offer the trust and dependability that only a family-owned business can supply. Consultations are free, services are tailored to the customer, and beautiful lawns are the results.
Colonel Landscaping proudly provides hydroseeding services in the following Southeastern CT towns: East Lyme, Niantic, Waterford, New London, Groton, Lyme, Old Lyme, Essex, Old Saybrook, CT and surrounding towns.