A lawn is a long-term investment, and the seed you buy is an important
element in its success.
Grass seed may be packaged as a single species, but more often is sold
as a blend of two or more varieties of the same species or as a mixture
of two or more different species. Because grass species vary in their
tolerance to sun, shade, resistance to disease, and other factors, a blend
or mixture of grass seeds usually produces a healthier stand than planting
a single grass species. Mixtures usually include sun-adapted and shade-tolerant