Grass seed - Knowledgebase Question

San Diego, Ca
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Question by scotts245
August 9, 2010
We just amended our soil and would like to know the best type of grass seed to plant for all day sun. We have children, no pets and an in ground sprinkler system... And what would be a good fertilizer?

Answer from NGA
August 9, 2010
The most commonly recommended turfgrass for your region is a mixture of Kentucky Bluegrass and perennial ryegrass. There are others you can consider, depending upon the amount of foot traffic, ease of maintenance, etc. For a complete rundown, you can surf the University of California website and click on the photos of each variety:

A healthy lawn should be fed 3 times a year. Scotts Turfbuilder is a good product. Best wishes with your new lawn!

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