Grass Seed Types
These grasses grow vigorously in hot weather and go dormant when colder temperatures arrive. Often, owners over-seed warm season grasses with annual cold season grasses, like rye or bent grass. Seeded varieties of warm season grasses have been developed, but these can also be grown from stolons, sprigs or plugs.
Commonly used warm-season grasses are…
The grasses described below are sold either singly or in multiple grass variety blends. Any of these grasses perform well alone if established properly, but the overall lawn becomes more vulnerable to disease, pests or other unfavorable conditions. Planting a blend of three to four different grass seeds will limit the risk of losing your lawn. Most cool season grasses are also useful for over-seeding warm season grasses.
Commonly used cool-season grasses are…