Gardener's Network. Growing home gardening garden plants.
Lawn Main Grass Varieties Fertilizer Water Weeds Disease Aeration
Mowing New Lawns Insects Organic De-Thatching Winterize
Nav Menu Lawn Grass seed

Even More Info:

Garden Recipes

Bushes 'n Shrubs

About Trees

Visit Our Other Sites:

Garden Hobbies

Holiday Insights


Lawn Care - Types of Lawn Grasses, Grass Seed

Lawn grasses are generally classified into two groups: warm season grasses and cool season grasses. Your local garden store stocks lawn grass seed varieties most suitable to your area. They usually offer a variety to fit sunny, shady or heavy use lawns. Many homeowners opt for a blend of lawn grasses, which will offers a varying degree of benefits.

Warm Season Grass:

Zoysia- A tough, heat and drought resistant grass. This grass is well suited for high use areas.

St. Augustine- good for shady areas.


Buffalo Grass- tough and resilient

Bermuda- drought tolerant


Cool Season Grass:

Annual Ryegrass- A quick growing annual lawn grass. Often mixed in with other grasses to get new lawns off to a quick start. Also used as a winter cover on farmlands and gardens, to replenish nitrogen and minimize soil erosion.

Kentucky Bluegrass- By far the most popular for fine textured, rich looking lawns.

Annual Bluegrass- not frequently used.

Canada Bluegrass -

Creeping Bentgrass- should be mowed below 1/2 inch.

Fine Fescue

Perennial Ryegrass- Quick growing like annual ryegrass, only a tough perennial.

Red Fescue- Grows best in shady areas.

Tall Fescue- Drought tolerant. Also sometimes used in warm season areas.

Velvet Bentgrass

Garden Seeds & Supplies

Garden trees, bushes and shrubs. Nature Hills.  

| Home | How to Grow | Flowers | Fruit | Bulbs | Vegetables | Lawn Care | Pumpkins | House Plants |
Herbs | Organic | Plant Problems | Bushes 'n Shrubs | Trees | 4 the Birds | Garden Recipes |

Copyright 1999 - 2020 © by Premier Star Company