Contractor's Mix

Professional Quality Grass Seed

  • Shade tolerant 
  • Disease resistant 
  • Durable 
  • Dark green 
  • Rapid establishment
  • Cool weather germination
  • Requires low inputs
  • Medium texture
  • Lawn and Landscape

Barenbrug's Contractor's Mix provides quick cover when needed, at any time of the year, at an affordable price.

 

Technical Information

Uses

This turfgrass mixture will germinate quickly to prevent soil degradation and provide erosion control in all conditions. This mixture will rapidly anchor into the soil substrate, later transitioning to a permanent crop and decreasing the likelihood of weed encroachment.

 

Establishment

Best results are obtained when seeding in the early spring or fall, when daily temperatures range between 60 ̊F and 80 ̊F, as these conditions are ideal for seedling growth.
New Lawns/Areas: Remove all debris from planting area and rake or till to loosen the top 2in to 3in of soil. Level area and grade to drain away from buildings.

Overseeding Established Lawns: Mow the lawn as short as possible, rake thoroughly to remove any debris or dead grass and expose the soil.
Apply Fertilizer at its recommended rate. This ensures the soil has the right proportion of nutrients new grass plants need to become an established, healthy lawn.

Sow evenly over the planting area at the recommended rate. For new lawns and when treating bare spots gently rake seed into soil.
Watering: Keep soil moist by lightly watering 2 to 3 times daily until seed emergence is complete (2 to 4 weeks). Continue to water until the lawn has reached establishment (after 3rd or 4th mowing) then water as needed. Mowing: Plan to mow at 2-3in. waiting for the plants to grow to approximately 3-4.5in. tall. pro tip: avoid cutting off more than a third of the blade at once; it shocks and depletes nutrients within the plant.

Feeding: Regular fertilizer feedings are critical to overall turf health and vigor. Apply a follow-up feeding of fertilizer 4-6 weeks after establishment. Pro Tip: For best results, fertilize 4-5 times a year following an annual lawn care program.

 

 
Specifications
Seeding Rate:
8-10 lbs/M*
Mowing (Recommendation):
2-3"
Mowing (Down to):
1.5"
*M=
1,000 sq. ft.
Aggressive Growth
Disease Tolerant
Traffic Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Self Repairing
Rapid Germination
Economical Solution
Retains Color
Widely Adapted
Benefits Pollinators
Fixes Nitrogen
Insect Tolerant
Quick Recovery
Genetic Color
Texture
Reduces Appearance of Poa
Competes with Poa
Mid 40˚F Germination
Fast Establishment
Extended Persistence
Shade Tolerant
Early Spring Green-up
Chemical Free Spring Transition
Improved Turf Quality
Close Mow Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Superior Tensile Strength
Low Inputs
Lawn & Landscape

Today's lawns require turfgrasses needing lower maintenance costs and overall inputs. Lower water use, less fertilizer required, fewer clippings, and agressively competing with weeds during establishment are all traits that set varieties from Barenbrug USA apart from the competition.

Today's lawns require turfgrasses needing lower maintenance costs and overall inputs. Lower water use, less fertilizer required, fewer clippings, and agressively competing with weeds during establishment are all traits that set varieties from Barenbrug USA apart from the...

Today's lawns require turfgrasses needing lower maintenance costs and overall inputs. Lower water use, less fertilizer required, fewer clippings, and agressively competing with weeds during establishment are all traits that set varieties from Barenbrug USA apart from the competition.

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