Not all new lawns begin with rolls of sod. Thick, green grass can be started from seed, too. In addition to saving money, another benefit to a seed-sown lawn is the ability to select a mixture customized for your particular site and climate. Learn how from this free Garden Know How tip sheet on how to seed a new lawn.
The secret to success is preparing the site and choosing the right seed. After seeding, it’s just a matter of careful watering and feeding. Before long, you’ll be running barefoot through the soft, green blades of grass in your backyard.
- Clearing the site
- Prepping for planting day
- Sowing the seed
- Watering and feeding
- Selecting a lawn seed mix
- Which grass is for you?
- Outsmart cinch bugs
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