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Cool-Season Grasses

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Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis)
For a deep green, fine-textured, attractive lawn, choose Kentucky bluegrass.  Bluegrass is able to withstand mo… Read more »

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How Much Seed to Use When Overseeding

Planting a new lawn—step-by-step

Seed Type
Pounds* per 1,000-square feet

Bluegrass
1 to 2

Tall fescue
4

Perennial ryegrass
4

Fine fescue 2
2

*Note: some experts recommend exceeding these… Read more »

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How Much Seed Do I Need?

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Note: Spread settings vary with the type and model of spreader.  Consult your owner’s manual for exact settings.  Apply 50% more seed if you are atte… Read more »

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