Lawns are planted using seed, sod, or vegetative propagules such as stolons,
sprigs, or plugs. The choice depends largely on the species of turf you
are planting, your time limitations (seed is slowest to establish), budget
(sod is most expensive), and time of year. Examine the information in
the sections below to make the best choice for your lawn.
methods for lawns established from
The same planting bed preparation and fertilizer requirements apply for
all planting methods.
of planting methods