Edward Battiste

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Which grass seed to buy?

Which grass seed to buy?

These grasses grow best when soil temperatures are between 50 and 65 degrees F and when air temperatures are between 60...

Are grass seed heads sterile?

Are grass seed heads sterile?

When you give up mowing your lawn and your lawn grows to excessively high levels and becomes seed, you're doing more harm ...

Which grass seed is best for overseeding?

Which grass seed is best for overseeding?

Choose the best grass for overplanting Some good warm-season grasses are Bermuda grass and zoysia grass. For colder...

What happens if you just throw grass seed down?

What happens if you just throw grass seed down?

If you simply throw the turf seed into the ground, you will end up with poor germination. Rake the area well to remove...

Will grass seed itself?

Will grass seed itself?

Lawns can be re-sown on their own, and most grass varieties take two months to produce seed heads. These heads disperse...

Will grass seed grow in sand?

Will grass seed grow in sand?

Any type of grass can grow on sand as long as there is water and some fertilizer in the loose soil. After germination,...

Why is grass seed coated?

Why is grass seed coated?

In a nutshell, the reason for planting coated seeds is to improve the establishment process. Most seed coating is done to ...

What is the best month to plant grass seed?

What is the best month to plant grass seed?

The best time to plant warm-season grass seeds is in late spring or early summer, or when temperatures are around 80...

What is the most popular grass seed?

What is the most popular grass seed?

The most popular types of grass seeds among users are Kentucky bluegrass, ballico and fescue because of their suitability ...

Is it better to plant grass seed in the spring or fall?

Is it better to plant grass seed in the spring or fall?

The fall season comes with a mix of warm soil and cold air, perfect for planting grass seeds and allowing time for new...

How long does it take for grass seeds to germ?

How long does it take for grass seeds to germ?

Most grass seeds start to grow in about 10-14 days, but can sometimes take up to 30 days. When you're planting new grass...

Will grass seed grow if not covered?

Will grass seed grow if not covered?

When planting a new lawn, growing the lawn can be a challenge. Without existing grass to help, seeds may not get enough...

Where does grass seed come from?

Where does grass seed come from?

Grass seeds come from a group of flowers called an inflorescence, which does not develop until the leaf of the grass...

When grass seed planting?

When grass seed planting?

Try sowing early in the season, but wait until daytime temperatures are in the range of 60 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This ...

Which grass seed germinates the fastest?

Which grass seed germinates the fastest?

Bermuda grass is the fastest growing warm-season herb and germinates in just 10 days. The roe, which grows in cold...

Can you just spread grass seed on lawn?

Can you just spread grass seed on lawn?

By spreading the grass seeds over the existing lawn, you can thicken the thin areas and your lawn will look fantastic...

Does grass produce its own seed?

Does grass produce its own seed?

Seed production In most grass species, seeds develop once the ovaries of the flower are fertilized with pollen. Insects...

What is the fastest growing grass seed?

What is the fastest growing grass seed?

Bermuda grass is the fastest growing warm-season herb and germinates in as little as 10 days. The roe, which grows in...

When should i plant grass seed in spring?

When should i plant grass seed in spring?

Try sowing early in the season, but wait until daytime temperatures are in the range of 60 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit. This ...

What is the best grass to grow from seed?

What is the best grass to grow from seed?

If you are wondering what kind of grass grows the fastest, you can start with perennial roe. This is because grass is one ...

Why is grass seed so expensive?

Why is grass seed so expensive?

Shortages and dangerously high temperatures across the country have hit crop-producing states more strongly than most...

How grass seed grows?

How grass seed grows?

Seed germination is not a complicated process, but many factors can affect the successful growth of turf seeds. These...

Are grass seed heads good?

Are grass seed heads good?

Seed heads on lawns are a natural process that cannot be avoided, but keeping the blade sharp and applying fertilizer...

What lawn grass grows the best in shade and not sun?

What lawn grass grows the best in shade and not sun?

Zoysia grass is one of the best warm season grasses for shady conditions. Bahia grass and centipede grass have moderate...

What grass seed is safe for dogs?

What grass seed is safe for dogs?

Safe grass seeds for dogs: your. If you are looking for versatile grass seeds that are pet friendly, your best bet is...

How are grass seeds planted?

How are grass seeds planted?

Cover the seeds or mix them in the soil If you don't have soil to put on top of the seeds, the seed should be put into...

Can grass seed go bad?

Can grass seed go bad?

According to turf leader Scotts, grass seeds can be stored for two or three years, that is, if stored correctly. However, ...

Why seed grass in the fall?

Why seed grass in the fall?

The fall season comes with a mix of warm soil and cold air, perfect for planting grass seeds and allowing time for new...

Will grass seed germinate on top of soil?

Will grass seed germinate on top of soil?

A common question we are asked is “will grass seeds germinate on the surface of the soil? The simple answer to this is...

Why cover grass seed with straw?

Why cover grass seed with straw?

Without straw, seeds can be exposed to too much direct sunlight and can be easily washed during heavy rains that deposit...

How grass seed germinates?

How grass seed germinates?

Seed germination is simply the process of growth that occurs when the seed absorbs enough moisture to begin to sprout....

What is the best seed for your grass?

What is the best seed for your grass?

The most popular types of grass seeds among users are Kentucky bluegrass, ballico and fescue because of their suitability ...

Which type of grass is best for lawn?

Which type of grass is best for lawn?

Augustine, Zoysia) do better in southern climates. The use of a variety of grass recommended for one area of the country...

Which grass seed grows best in shade?

Which grass seed grows best in shade?

Fine festucas have the highest shade tolerance among common cold season grasses, while tall festucas develop well in...

Are grass seed heads bad?

Are grass seed heads bad?

It's normal, and you're right to mow your lawn normally. But don't expect the seed to germinate.

Does coated grass seed need to be covered?

Does coated grass seed need to be covered?

Will grass seeds grow if they are not covered? Yes, but there is more to know when sowing the lawn. Some seeds on the...

Can grass seed die?

Can grass seed die?

Once the germination process has started, if conditions change, the seed or new sprout is vulnerable and may die. If the...

What grass seed to plant in spring?

What grass seed to plant in spring?

For lawns in the southern half of the U.S. In the US, it is better to plant these grasses during their optimal growth...

How much grass seed do i need?

How much grass seed do i need?

For best results, estimate your lawn seed needs by seed type and square footage. Otherwise, a general rule of thumb is 3...

Will grass seed grow on top of dirt?

Will grass seed grow on top of dirt?

Discovered grass seeds are likely to dry out, eaten by birds, or carried away by water runoff. A common question we are...