All posts in "Growing Grass"

Best Grass Seed For Shade

By Matt Hagens

A lawn would look pretty bare if it had no trees, shrubs or ornamentation. Lawns that have too many trees can block out the sun. providing precious little for the grass below. Planting grass seed that has been specifically developed to thrive in shady areas can help keep lawns green and looking beautiful. The difference […]

When to Plant Grass Seed in the Spring

By Matt Hagens

A lawn can be the crowning glory of a home. Thick, uniform grass coverage makes your house look like it’s sitting on a soft carpet of green. New homeowners who are getting ready to seed their lawn for the first time have options open to them. Planting techniques will vary according to the type and […]

Our Top 7 Spring Lawn Care Tips

By Matt Hagens

Spring time is when the [easyazon_link cloaking=”default” keywords=”grass seeds” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestgrassseed06-20″]grass[/easyazon_link] begins to turn green, birds begin to chirp and the kids want to go play outside. Spring lawn care tips can kick start the growing process by providing the grass with the nutrients it needs to get ready for the long, summer […]

How Long Does Grass Seed Take To Grow?

By Matt Hagens

It seems like a simple question – how long does grass seed take to grow? Though a vague answer is fairly easy to come up with, let’s take a look at why grass seed takes different amounts of time to sprout, spread and become a lovely, lush lawn. This should help give you an idea […]

Establishing or Renovating Grass – How to Plant Grass Seed

By Matt Hagens

It seems like planting grass should be a simple task, right? Drop some seed, water it a little and watch it grow? In this article, we’ll tell you how to plant grass seed to establish or renovate your lawn, providing years of low-maintenance enjoyment. Start at the Bottom You’ll want to remove as many large […]

Why Fall Planting of Grass Seed is a Good Idea

By Matt Hagens

It only makes sense that if you have a brown patch of grass in your lawn, you just toss down a handful of seed and let it do its thing, right? Not necessarily. There are three schools of thought on planting cool season grass seed: anytime it is needed, in the spring or fall only, […]

The Heat is On – Selecting a Drought Resistant Grass

By Matt Hagens

The heat and maybe even the humidity is bad enough during those dog days of summer, but maybe what really gets to you is the brown, dry lawn that just can’t seem to keep up, even with all the water you’re pouring onto it. It’s time to look at some warm-season drought resistant grass. Making […]

How to Reseed a Lawn the First Time

By Matt Hagens

Maybe it’s the brown patches in your lawn that are getting to you, or the grass just isn’t as green as it is on the other side of the hill. Either way, you want fix the problem, but there’s a lot of information and even more misconceptions out there about how to reseed a lawn. […]

Too Much Information? Six Tips on How to Grow Grass

By Matt Hagens

It may seem like there is just too much information out there on how to grow grass to be able to make heads or tails of. To help you out, we’ve put together a guide of six basic areas to concentrate on that will help give you a lovely lawn through the year. Read on […]