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Is There Such a Thing as Pet Safe Grass Seed?

While your dog might be your best friend, he is not your lawn’s best friend 🙂 For all of their wonderful characteristics, dogs have no concept of how to properly treat a lawn. Homeowners who also have pets often struggle to find a balance between caring for their four-legged friends and preserving their lawn’s beauty. …

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What Temperature Does Grass Seed Need to Germinate?

Regardless of how carefully you have prepared the soil and sown your seed, planting a new lawn can fail if you elect to plant new grass seed at the wrong time of the year. There are both seasonal times and temperature ranges that must be taken into consideration when deciding when to plant your seed.  …

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How Much Grass Seed Per Square Foot Do I Need?

Everyone wants a lawn that is beautiful and healthy. To achieve that, it takes effort, time, and the right amount of grass seed. Whether you measure your lawn per acre or per square feet (I recommend square feet), you need to know how many pounds of grass seed to buy. Following are tips on how …

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How Long Does It Take For Grass Seed To Germinate and Grow?

It seems like a simple question. Though a vague answer is fairly easy to come up with, let’s take a look at why grass seed takes different amounts of time to sprout, spread and become a lovely, lush lawn. How the Weather Affects Germination The first thing to figure out is whether the seed you …

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