Lawnsmith ORNAMENTAL Grass Seed

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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.

To get the maximum benefit from this superb fine grass, plant in a sunny location on freely draining soil.

Sowing Rates

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

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
Recovery from damage

Customer reviews

4.8 / 5
74 reviews for Lawnsmith ORNAMENTAL Grass Seed
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Edward Johnstone
Good germination around 5 days lawn looking great after 3 weeks.
Rated 5 out of 5
Matthew Frampton
Very good product. Lawn is much thicker and greener.
Rated 5 out of 5
Alan Speed
Looks absolutely great.
Rated 5 out of 5
Paul Jones
Star rating (5) doesn't seem to work when clicked on.
Rated 5 out of 5
Ray Mincher
Always looks great, passers by forever commenting how good front lawn looks
Rated 5 out of 5

Ideal seeding and renovating tools