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New Lawn Establishment

Site Preparation: When seeding a new lawn, begin by removing any rocks or debris from the site. If weeds are a problem, spray glyphosate (Roundup) at the recommended rate. Wait one week for the chemical to fully take effect. Till the top 4 - 6 inches of soil. If there is not at least 6 inches of black topsoil, add additional compost or top soil and till the site again. Rake or roll the site to firm up the seedbed. Your foot should not sink in deeper than 1 inch when walked on.

Planting: Lawns should be planted in the spring (April - early June), the fall (late August - early September), or dormant seeded (November - ground freeze). Use a broadcast or drop type spreader for planting. Make two seeding passes in opposite directions for even seed distribution. Apply fertilizer at the manufacturer's recommended rate and then lightly roll or rake the site to establish good seed to soil contact.

Maintenance: For the first three weeks, irrigate the site often to keep the soil continuously moist. Once the lawn is established, it can be watered less frequently but in greater amounts. Cut the lawn no shorter than 2 inches in the spring and fall and no shorter than 3 inches during the summer.

Revitalizing an Existing Lawn

Site Preparation: Lawns can be over-seeded in the spring (April - early June) or the fall (late August - early September). Begin by mowing the existing lawn to a short height and removing the clippings.

Planting: Plant using either a slit seeder set to ½ inch deep or shallowly aerate the lawn and then use a broadcast seeder. Make two seeding passes in opposite directions for even seed distribution. Apply fertilizer at the manufacturer's recommend rate and then lightly roll to lawn.

Maintenance:  Water regularly 1 - 2 times per week for 4 - 6 weeks.



Premium Lawn Mix #1

Sun Exposure: Sunny to Partial Shade Areas

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (4562.7 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 3

50% Kentucky Bluegrass, 20% Creeping Red Fescue, 30% Perennial Rye

Notes: This mix is versatile and can be used in a variety of applications. This mix contains improved "ELITE" varieties which are more heat- and wear-tolerant.

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Premium Lawn Mix #2

Sun Exposure: Shaded Areas

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (4106.4 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 4

35% Creeping Red Fescue, 15% Chewings Fescue, 30% Kentucky Bluegrass, 20% Perennial Rye

Notes: This mix was designed for those hard-to-establish light to heavily shaded areas. We have included premium shade-tolerant species that will perform well in the shade and provide excellent color and disease resistance.

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All Around Lawn Mix

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (4562.7 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 3

50% Kentucky Bluegrass, 20% Creeping Red Fescue, 30% Perennial Rye

Notes: This is a more economical mixture designed to perform well in most locations. This mixture is an excellent choice when a more expensive or high-maintenance mix is not required.

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High Traffic Lawn Mix

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (3292.9 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 4

25% Kentucky Bluegrass, 25% Perennial Rye, 25% Creeping Red Fescue, 25% Annual Rye

Notes: This mixture was developed to provide a thick and quick solution
for roadside seedings, hydro-seedings, and high-traffic areas.

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Playground Pro Lawn Mix

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (4132.2 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 2

50% Kentucky Bluegrass, 50% Perennial Rye

Notes: This mixture is an excellent choice for multi-purpose sport fields and recreational areas. The "ELITE" components in this mix provide quick establishment, strong wear and tear tolerance, and do well in mid-summer heat.

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Playground Lawn Mix

Sun Exposure: Shaded Areas

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (3894.9 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 4

40% Kentucky Bluegrass, 10% Tall Fescue, 15% Creeping Red Fescue, 35% Perennial Rye

Notes: This mix was developed with a combination of grasses and fescues that will tolerate heavy traffic and intense wear and tear. Low maintenance, requires less water and fertilizer than most seed mixes.

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Sow & Go Lawn Mix

Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade

Seeding Rate: 250 lb/Acre (3314.4 Seeds/ft2)

Species Count: 4

30% Hard Fescue, 30% Sheep Fescue (Blue), 30% Chewings Fescue, 10% Perennial Rye

Notes: This mixture was specifically designed for low-maintenance areas. The components of this mix are drought-tolerant and will establish very quickly. This mix only needs 1 to 2 mowing per year.

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