Grass Seed

Do Birds Eat Grass Seed?

There are many challenges that come with planting grass seed. However, many people do not factor in birds as a potential problem to successfully growing a lush lawn from seed.  Birds are a problem because they eat grass seed.  Speaking from experience, I had a patch of lawn in my front yard that died off …

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How Much Grass Seed Do I Need?

How Much Grass Seed Do You Need

Generally, grass seed is expensive. Getting the quantity right is essential if you are not interested in wasting money on excess seed. Additionally, it is important not to lay down too much or too little seed to avoid undesirable results. While figuring out how much grass seed you need might seem complicated, it is really …

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How to Grow Grass Fast

How to grow grass fast

Ideally, every grass seed would create a nice thick lawn in a matter of days. Unfortunately, grass grows slower than most of us would like. In some cases, it may take 30 days or more to just begin to germinate. The good news is that you can take steps to help promote a fast growing …

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Fertilizer to use on New Grass Seed

One of the keys to establishing a lush new lawn from grass seed is to use an appropriate fertilizer. You should avoid applying the majority of fertilizers found at your local hardware store. Many of these fertilizers will kill or harm your new lawn. You should especially not purchase “weed and feed” or “crabgrass preventers” …

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