by April Reinhardt
(last updated March 6, 2015)
If you're reading this article, then you've probably already contemplated growing grass from seed, and now need to know how to do it. First, let's start by briefly exploring a few of the different ways you can grow grass from seed, and then you can better determine the method you'll need to use for your unique situation.
There are several methods for planting seeds, and some of the more common methods are:
While the type of grass you want to grow mostly determines the method of planting, you also need to consider local temperature and conditions. Make sure that the weather and temperature are optimal for the type of grass you want to grow. For instance, you wouldn't try to grow a grass that isn't native to your area and one that won't thrive naturally. Take a look around the parks and wildlife areas in your location to see what types of grasses grow naturally and then choose a seed mix that mimics that type of grass. You can also choose a seed mix geared for an exact condition in your yard, including dry, sunny, shaded, damp, and dappled shade.
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