Lawnsmith SHADYGREEN Grass Seed

From £19.75
Key Features
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A shade grass seed for damp and shady conditions
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A quality lawn seed for both looks and use
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Use for shade from structures or any watered shady place

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Description

Sowing Rates

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

When to Use

  • A blend of seven grass seeds with degrees of shade tolerance
  • Ideal for damp or damp and shaded areas in most lawns
  • Use around buildings, fences or tree shadow
  • For dry shade (under trees) use Lawnsmith Staygreen
  • Similar to a fine shade version of Canada green grass seed
  • Blends very well with our CLASSIC lawn seed

Mowing Height

  • Normal use: 1" to 11/2"  (2.5 to 4cm)
  • Heavy shade, winter or drought: 2" to 3" (5cm to 8cms)

Grass Seed Mixture

  • Dwarf perennial rye grass
  • Hard fescue
  • Rough Stalked or Wood meadow grass
  • Smooth stalked meadow grass 
  • Strong creeping red fescue
  • Slender creeping red fescue
  • Brown top bent

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 overseeding 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

Specification

Basics

Ideal Use
Good looks with normal use
Seed Mixture
Slender creeping red fescue
Strong creeping red fescue
Browntop bent
Dwarf perennial ryegrass
Smooth stalked meadow grass
Hard fescue
Wood or rough meadow grass
Soil Type
Clay, Loam, Chalk,

Visual

Lawn Fineness
Medium fine
How Green
Typical lawn green
Leaf Type
Mixed fine bristle and narrow flat

Growth, Feeding & Maintenance

Feeding
At least one per year
Scarifying requirement
Annual light scarify
Establishment from seed
8 to 12 weeks
Growth Rate
Medium

Attributes

Shade tolerance
Good but won't live in the dark!
Drought tolerance
Low to medium
Recovery from damage
Medium
Extreme Conditions
Wet shade - buildings, fences etc

Customer reviews

4.6 / 5
168 reviews for Lawnsmith SHADYGREEN Grass Seed
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Anonymous
18/11/2020
Good product.
Rated 5 out of 5
alwin oliver
05/11/2020
Great makings of a lawn in an otherwise hopeless area
Rated 5 out of 5
james foreman
10/10/2020
good
Rated 4 out of 5
John McBrown
28/09/2020
I’m receding parts of my lawn using grass seed which was supplied by Lawnsmith’s, looks as if it has germinated so pleased with the seed.
Rated 4 out of 5
Kevin Mitchell
23/09/2020
First time use. Promising results thus far.
Rated 4 out of 5

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