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asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th April, 2020

What kind of grass grows fast?

Solved! The Fastest-Growing Grass Seeds for a (Nearly) Instant Lawn
  • Choose a grass that thrives in your climate zone.
  • The fast-growing cool-season grasses include ryegrass, rough bluegrass, and tall fescue.
  • The fast-growing warm-season grasses include Bermuda grass, centipede grass, and buffalograss.

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Also asked, what type of grass grows the fastest?


One may also ask, what grass grows best in my area? Cool-season grasses (fescue, bluegrass) do best in Northern climates, while warm-season grasses (St. Augustine, zoysia) fare better in Southern climates. A grass variety recommended for one area of the country may be discouraged for use in another area.

Subsequently, question is, will grass seed grow if I just throw it down?

If you simply throw grass seed onto compacted soil, you will get poor germination. I'm not a lawn expert, but if I was going to go to the cost and effort of spreading grass seed on my existing lawn, I would definitely spread a thin layer of finely sifted compost or topsoil over the top of the seed.

Will grass spread to bare spots?

Once you have addressed the cause of the bare spots, it's time to repair the damage. In most areas, the best solution is to replant the bare spot with new grass. You can apply grass seed and fertilizer separately. Spread straw as a mulch after planting the grass seed to help keep it moist and safe from birds.

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