Lawnsmith ORNAMENTAL Grass Seed

From £24.50
Key Features
Fine grass seed for the ornamental lawn enthusiast
Ideal for fine, mini golf and croquet lawns
Demanding but exceptionally rewarding

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A blend of three very fine lawn grasses for ornamental use. Forms a beautiful dense close lawn surface that needs frequent mowing with a cylinder mower and annual scarification.

Sowing Rates

  • New lawn: 50 grams per m2
  • Over seeding: 25 to 35 grams per m2

Mowing Height

  • Normal use: 3/8" to 3/4"  (1 to 2cm)
  • Winter or drought: 3/4" to 11/2" (2cm to 4cm)

Grass Seed Mixture

  • 40% Chewings fescue
  • 40% Slender creeping red fescue
  • 20% Browntop bent grass

The Seeding Secret

There are many 'miracle' patch, repair and seed packs that claim to germinate and grow quicker than the next! The secret - a bit of fertiliser! So, for new lawns or patching sow your seed between April and September, have the sprinkler ready if it doesn't rain and feed your new seedlings with a STARTER feed to speed establishment and bring your new lawn into use sooner. For established lawns when over seeding use a seasonal fertiliser; the 'sandy soil' version is the best for this situation as it contains a broader range of nutrients compared to the 'clay soil' version thus looking after both your existing grass and the new seedlings better.

Buying Guides



Ideal Use
Ornamental with light use
Seed Mixture
Slender creeping red fescue
Chewings fescue
Browntop bent
Soil Type
Loam, Sandy,


Lawn Fineness
How Green
Light green - 'Bowling green' green
Leaf Type
Fine bristle

Growth, Feeding & Maintenance

Little but often
Scarifying requirement
Regular scarifying required
Establishment from seed
8 to 12 weeks
Growth Rate


Shade tolerance
Drought tolerance
Recovery from damage

Customer reviews

4.8 / 5
52 reviews for Lawnsmith ORNAMENTAL Grass Seed
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Barry Sherborne
Gives a very fine lawn that also seems quite tough.
Rated 5 out of 5
Michael Chan
I use this grass seed when I overseed and top dress my lawn. The products looks great once the warmer weather in the spring arrives.
Rated 5 out of 5
Nicola Nicholls
Quality was excellent.
Ornamental lawn. Started sprouting within 3 days. I did cover with fleece for faster germination
Rated 5 out of 5
Quick efficient service and product worked very well. It has came in very thick and is almost carpet like. Will definitely use again.
Rated 5 out of 5
Ray Mincher
Excellent seed, really taking shape. Always admired by people passing by
Rated 5 out of 5

Ideal seeding and renovating tools