First, it is valuable to determine why the lawn and soil can no longer sustain healthy grass growth in certain areas of your property. Turning Green starts with an inspection and performs a soil analysis to determine what corrective measures to initiate during the lawn renovation process. For example, soil pH balance, tolerant grass seed varieties, insect and weed damage, poor drainage, pruning some tree limbs so more light and rainfall can reach the lawn, etc.
We advise you on what types of grasses or combinations of grasses to use. When it comes to planting a beautiful, lush and green lawn in the New England area, there are a few types of seed that homeowners should consider above all others. There are just three major types of grass seed that are used successfully in the northeast. Kentucky Bluegrass seed is very popular and is hardy in the cold New England weather; Perennial Rye grass seed will produce a very quick lawn within a week’s time; and Fescue, which comes in two distinct classes, is used frequently in high traffic areas. Each type of grass seed has its own benefits and things to consider, so figuring out which seed is the best grass seed for Connecticut will depend on how, where and when you use it. See Frequently Asked Questions section for advantages and disadvantages of each seed type.
3 Top Lawn Renovation Questions
How long before seedlings sprout?
Three factors equally influence as to when the seedlings will sprout;
1) seed type(s),
2) weather and
Should I limit traffic to the renovation area?
It is asked to only minimize all human and pet traffic to the renovation area until the lawn is established. The thatch covering will deter birds and animals from disturbing seeds.