The grass in south Alabama is mostly used for grazing by cattle and other livestock. It is also used for hay and forage for horses and other animals. The grass is also used for landscaping and in some cases, for turf.
Tall fescue is valued for its adaptability to a wide range of climates and its tolerances for cold, heat, drought and shade. Ideal for the northern and transition zones, Pennington The Rebels Tall Fescue has represented the finest quality of tall fescue on the market for decades.
This grass is tough. It has thick, deep, and dense roots that result in excellent drought and traffic tolerance. In areas of your yard that receive 4 to 6 hours of sunlight, plant it in early spring or early fall and see results in 8 to 16 days.
This 7-pound bag covers up to 1,750 square feet for overseeding an existing lawn and 850 square feet for starting a new lawn from scratch. The Roots of the Rebels Brand dates back to 1979, when turf researchers at Rutgers University released a revolutionary new grass.
Known as ‘Rebel,’ it was the very first example of what’s now known as turf-type tall fescue. Compared to traditional tall fescue, Rebel offered lower growth, finer texture, darker color and denser turf ï plus the drought tolerance that makes turf-type tall fescue a homeowner favorite.
Generations later, with up to 40 percent more roots than ordinary grass, The Rebels Brand Extended Root seed varieties represent the best turf-type tall fescue on the market. With roots like those, it’s only natural that The Rebels Brand carries the Pennington name.
Rebels is the original premium Tall Fescue and it’s still the best Tall Fescue on the market Tough grass with thick, deep and dense roots that will thrive through the toughest conditions Produces a darker, greener and denser lawn than Kentucky-31 and other tall fescues Grows well in partial shade to full sun and in a wide range of soils Requires 4 to 6 hours of sunlight Withstands heavy traffic, insects, heat and drought for lower maintenance Guaranteed to grow See results in 8 to 16 days This bag covers up to 1,750 sq.
Your lawn will be overjoyed with instead Ambitious Grass Tall Fescue Mix’s natural recipe that is bred with ambition in mind. This natural grass seed is formulated to thicken most southern lawns, and can also be used on existing bare patches and new lawns.
For best results, use with the instead Go Getter Spreader (see packaging for complete instructions). Ambitious Grass Tall Fescue Mix helps your grass thrive in its local climate, and contains no added herbicides, pesticides, or fertilizers.
One bag covers up to 1,165 sq. ft. (for new lawns) and 3,500 sq. ft. (for reseeding an existing lawn). The instead lawn care plan is almost impossible to mess up. And, our pollinator-friendly ingredients (no pesticides!) mean your buzzing backyard ecosystem will thrive, too.
Plus, our bags are made with 25% bio-based plastic sourced from sugarcane, and boxes are made with cardboard that’s 100% recyclable. There’s a better way to lawn, instead.
Get outside and enjoy your lawn with ScottsĆ‚Ā Turf BuilderĆ‚Ā rapid grass sun and shade mix. With our unique, proprietary mix of seed and fertilizer in one effective formula, your lawn benefits from extended feeding, resulting in full green grass! Compared to seed alone, your lawn will grow 2X faster (when applied at the new lawn rate, subject to proper care).
Use on either new lawns or over seeding existing grass. ScottsĆ‚Ā Turf BuilderĆ‚Ā revolutionary sun and shade seed mix grows green, lush grass, in just weeks! For good results, rake top layer of soil before applying with a ScottsĆ‚Ā spreader.
After application, water daily or as needed to keep soil surface moist until the seedlings reach at least 2 to 3 in tall. Each 16 lb bag seeds up to 8000 sq-ft, based on the over seeding rate. And be sure to apply ScottsĆ‚Ā lawn food products every eight weeks throughout the season to help maintain your thick, green lawn.
For a healthier, thicker lawn that requires up to 30% less water. Grows a denser, deeper root system. Maximizes fertilizer performance. Provides the most versatile lawn in sunny to moderately shady areas.
Provides the most versatile lawn in sunny to moderately shady areas. Produces a thick, fine bladed, dark blue green lawn. Very good drought tolerance. Good disease and insect resistance. Contains improved seed varieties that thrive in sun and shade.
Seed mixes are customized for different regions of the country, providing a grass seed specifically formulated for the different climatic zones. Contains Pennington’s exclusive Penkote technology.
Scotts fastest-growing seed over mix. Grows up to 2x faster than seed alone. The most complete solution for large problem areas in the lawn or even for establishing a new lawn – a premium trade-up from Turf Builder Grass Seed.
Unique, proprietary mix of seed and fertilizer that results in quicker growing, deeper green grass. Establishes quickly and feeds up to 10 weeks. Features high-quality Tall Fescue seed mix that is 99.
K-31 is perhaps the most widely planted fesue for lawns and pastures in much of the eastern United States. It is a dark green, somewhat drought tolerant grass. There are no cheap coatings or fillers or chemical treatments of this seed.
It is guaranteed to grow. It is not a GMO seed and is all natural.
Argentine Bahiagrass is ideal for sunny lawns along the Southern Coastal Plain and the Gulf Coast. With a finer texture and darker color than Pensacola Bahiagrass, Pennington Argentine Bahiagrass provides an attractive coastal lawn.
This sun and drought tolerant grass thrives in lawns that receive eight or more hours of sun. Plant it in the early spring and start to see results within 7 to 21 days. This 7-pound bag covers up to 1, 400 square feet for overseeding an existing lawn and 700 square feet for starting a new lawn from scratch.
Built on decades of trust and integrity, our relationships with seed growers and their families now span multiple generations. Our legacy of working directly with farmers to bring you the finest grass seed possible helps ensure their success and ours.
From field to final product, that’s the Pennington way.
Lawn looking a little tired? Wondering how to make your grass greener and thicker? covered. Give your grass a pick-me-up with our all-in-one lawn reviver, which contains lawn seed, soil conditioners, fertilizer, and essential micronutrients to thicken the lawn and feed your existing grass.
For many lawn owners in the Kentucky bluegrass is synonymous with the ideal lawn. Resistant to disease and traffic, Pennington Smart Seed Kentucky Bluegrass Blend provides dense, lush, and durable grass that is sure to impress your neighbors.
This Kentucky bluegrass grass seed blend is resistant to disease and traffic and contains just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed. In areas of your lawn that receive 4-hours to 6-hours of sun daily, plant Pennington Smart Seed Kentucky Bluegrass Blend in the early spring or early fall and see results in 15-days to 30-days.
This 3 lbs. bag covers up to 2,000 sq. ft. for overseeding an existing lawn and 1,000 sq. ft. for starting a new lawn from scratch. What makes Smart Seed smart. It’s our industry-leading innovation. Pennington’s NexGen Turf Research is the largest private grass seed research facility.
Once established, our purebred, drought-tolerant Smart Seed grass requires up to 30% less water than ordinary grass seed. That’s year after year, for the life of your lawn. Plus, our advanced, Fertilizer-Enhanced Seed Coat technology speeds establishment and promotes greener grass.
Born from Pennington innovation and NexGen breeding and research, Smart Seed brings you better seed, better sustainability and better results.
True value play area & high traffic grass seed is specially formulated with a mixture of the latest generation of improved turf type tall fescues, Kentucky bluegrasses & ryegrasses producing a vibrant, green lawn.
Provides a new lawn coverage of 2300 SQFT or an over seeding of 4600 SQFT. Available in a 7lb high quality pet/poly bag.
14. Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue Grass Seed, 50 lbs.
This variety grows green and dense, beautifying your lawn, parks, playgrounds, athletic fields, and other project. ~~~ Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue grass seed is a high density, dark green and excellent choice for home lawns, parks, playgrounds and turf applications.
Hancock Seed Co. hand selected the best varieties to use in our custom fescue blend. Product Information Application or Use: Lawn, Turf, Athletic Fields, Parks & Recreation, Erosion Control Germination Time: 14 – 21 days, under optimal conditions Growing Locations: Warm Climate, Transition Zone, Cool Season Height: 3 – 4 inches Sunlight Requirements: 4+ hours, full sun for best results Advantages: Adaptable to a diverse range of soil types; high disease resistance uncompromised by excellent heat, shade, and traffic tolerance.
When to Plant: Recommended planting time is spring, fall and winter when night time temperatures are consistently below 65 degrees. Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue is one of the darkest-green tall fescues available.
This blend performs well under both high and low maintenance, and in the extreme environments of both the southeast and the desert southwest. If over seeding in the warmest parts of the Warm Climate Zone sow seed in early Fall and our Fescue will last until extreme summer temperatures set in.
It is recommended to somewhat increase irrigation and mow at a slightly higher height during those hotter months as well for longevity. The hot and dry conditions of late summer are tough on turf. Add shade, poor soil and traffic to the equation, and most grasses don’t stand a chance.
Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue blend is a persistent, endophyte-enhanced variety that thrives in adverse summer conditions. Its dark green color, medium leaf texture and high disease resistance are uncompromised by heat, shade, low fertility soil, high salt conditions, low mowing and high traffic.
This versatile turf-type fescue blend has high resistance to brown patch and stem rust. It also has a dwarf growth habit for reduced mowing and a uniform appearance. Adaptation Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue blend is adapted though the cool season turfgrass areas in the north, though the transition zone, into the southeast and southwest.
This blend is adaptable to a diverse range of soil types and will tolerate a pH range of 5. 5 to 7. 5. It is recommended for home lawns, golf course roughs, parks and playgrounds, sports fields, and other low maintenance areas where top-quality tall fescue is desired.
It is also used as a quality sod grass. Hancock’s Fescue can be combined with other improved varieties of turf-type tall fescues and may also be mixed with 5-10% Kentucky Bluegrass. ~~~ Remove all old vegetation to prepare a clean seedbed by means of a rake.
Drag or rake the area to both loosen and level any hard or uneven spots if needed. Apply a slow-release starter fertilizer at the recommended rate of 5 lbs. Per 1,000 sq. ft. for lawns. Fertilize your lawn three times a year for best results.
Broadcast seed at recommended rate. Drag, rake or roll lightly to cover the seed, no more than 1/4 in. below surface. If you are overseeding an existing lawn or pasture, it is essential to mow existing grass low and incorporate seed 1/4 in.
into the soil for best results. Apply lawn irrigation for approximately 30 minutes every evening until soil is damp, and germination has occurred. Irrigate newly-seeded lawns every other day until the grass reaches 6 inches, then water recommended 3 times a week, if needed.
Hancock’s Turf Type Tall Fescue can tolerate mowing heights as low as 1 in. , but a 1. 5 – 3 in. mowing height is recommended.
Does your lawn have some bare spots? Is it a little thin? Thicken your lawn and repair those bare spots with CANADA GREEN, a fine grass seed mixture that grows healthy, rich, green grass. Planting and cultivating instructions included on the bag.
Tired of mowing the lawn every week? Grow our No Mow Lawn Grass to save time, water, and money while enjoying your attractive, low-maintenance lawn. This mix of dwarf fine fescue grasses will grow to create a thick, deep green carpet of finely textured turf.
The grasses grow densely with deep roots, creating a lawn that is durable and drought-tolerant, ideal for high traffic areas. Mow once a month or less!.
Categorized as a high-performance “Bermuda-style” grass, this variety can be found at golf courses and sports stadiums throughout the South, where it loves that hot, often humid climate. This Southern all-star’s extensive roots and short blades make it perfect for heavy foot traffic with less time spent mowing.
It prefers full sunlight whenever possible, and is drought tolerant, but don’t forget–it needs regular watering to retain its beautiful green color. Seed new lawns and bare spots at 2 lbs per 1,000 sq ft.
Allow it to settle in for 18-21 days before mowing. This grass will not tolerate cold climates!.
If you have kids and pets, you’d probably like to have a lawn that can put up with all kinds of stresses such as high traffic, playing, drought and disease, day in and day out. PRO-MIX Premium Strong & Resilient Grass Seed is exactly what you need! It’s a 5 in 1 mix containing premium grass seed, Surestart nutrient coating for a fast start, Moisture Boost Plus for better water absorption, an active nutrient blend for thicker, deeper roots, and Soil Booster for a richer soil and healthier lawn.
Even if you have moderate lawn maintenance experience, this product is sure to provide exceptional results so you and your family can fully enjoy the backyard!.
Our exclusive Turf Alive! Grass Seed now comes with lawn-strengthening rhizomes, a seed enhancement that allows roots to grow horizontally, helping to quickly fill in bald spots and increase your lawn’s resiliency against stress and common lawn diseases like brown patch, red thread, rust and many others.
Those horizontal root systems also grow deeply, which means the grass will hold up under high traffic and resist periods of drought. It grows well in both sun or shade and maintains its color year-round with less water and fertilizer than typical grasses.
Seed new lawns and bare spots for a thick, deep green lawn that, with its slow growth rate, you rarely have to mow. Do not use where ruminants and horses may feed. Lawn Mat All the resiliency and strong rooting of our Turf Alive! III with Rhizomes, but with zero guesswork! Simply roll out the mat, stake or cover lightly with soil, then water.
7-10 days is all it takes for the start of your new lawn! 18″ x 48″.
This fine-bladed variety was formulated specifically to endure the harsh weather of northern climates, and as such, is a real winter warrior! Even the harshest cold can’t keep this grass down. It’s a blend of perennial grasses like ryegrass, dwarf bluegrass (derived from a variety discovered in Iceland), and low-growing fescue.
When planted in well-drained soil, Northern Turf Alive! grass adapts well to shade or sun, and withstands heavy foot traffic. It holds up well to diseases, and with its deep roots, will easily survive heat and drought.
As a bonus, its slow growth rate means less mowing work for you. Seed lawns at 4 lbs per 1,000 sq ft.
From the data collected, it was concluded that grass is the best type of vegetation for the south region of Alabama. The soil in this region is conducive to growing grass, and the climate is ideal for grass to prosper.
Grass requires less maintenance than other types of vegetation, and it is also more aesthetically pleasing.