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Pennington Smart Seed 3 lb. Sun and Shade North Grass Seed


Smart Seed 3 lb. Sun and Shade North Grass Seed

  • Ideal for sunny to moderately shady areas
  • Smart Seed formula is drought, heat and disease resistant
  • Covers up to 1,000 sq. ft. with 7-14 day seed germination
$13.48 /each

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Product Overview

Grow a beautiful, thick lawn that thrives in sunny and moderately shady areas. Premium, pure-bred Pennington Smart Seed is guaranteed to grow thick and healthy grass. Smart Seed grass seed is drought tolerant, saving you up to 30% more water year after year versus ordinary grass seed. It contains Myco Advantage technology which creates a dense root system for improved water retention protecting your grass against drought and tough summer heat. Pennington's Penkoted technology protects the seed from deadly fungus by enabling the seed to establish faster during the early growth period when grass is most susceptible to disease.

  • Superior drought, heat, and disease resistance
  • Save up to 30% more water year after year versus ordinary grass seed
  • Produces a thick, fine-bladed, dark blue-green lawn
  • Best for full sun to medium shade (4-8 hours of sun per day)
  • Covers up to 1,000 sq. ft.
  • Germinates in 7-14 days
  • Recommended for the following states: AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

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Customer Questions & Answers

what fertilizer do I need with product

I am reseeding my backyard, I am purchasing top soil and smart seed, what fertilizer do you recommend ,I use
Asked by: Anonymous
None. It is included with the product.
Answered by: DougieFresh
Date published: 2016-10-18

Can i plant the seeds in January

Asked by: gloves
Thank you for your interest in Pennington Seed Products. Cool season grasses such as fescue, bluegrass, and ryegrass grow best when the soil temperatures are between 50 and 65 degrees F. These temperatures usually occur when the daytime air temperatures are between 60 and 75 degrees and your night time temperatures are no lower than 50 degrees. The Sun and Shade North Grass Seed is a cool season mix.
Answered by: CentralAnswers
Date published: 2017-01-07

When to plant rye grass seed?

Jacksonville fl
Asked by: Lon
Thank you for your interest in Pennington Seed Ryegrass. In Jacksonville, lawns should be over-seeded with Ryegrass during October and November. It is best to wait until daytime temperatures are consistently in the low to mid 70 degree range. If you have any further questions about our products please visit our website or call 800-285-SEED (7333). Thank you,
Answered by: CentralAnswers
Date published: 2016-10-19

what types of grass seed are included in this mixture.

Asked by: john
Hello, Each bag of Pennington Seed will list the seeds that are used. The mix will differ from region to region and time of year. Thank you
Answered by: CentralAnswers
Date published: 2016-09-22
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Customer Reviews

Smart Seed 3 lb. Sun and Shade North Grass Seed is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 60.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from While the grass seed sprouted well, I now have a new weed (finally identified by the Rutgers Exte... While the grass seed sprouted well, I now have a new weed (finally identified by the Rutgers Extension Service as bittercress) growing everywhere I seeded. Areas of my yard that were not seeded do not have this weed. Where I increased the seed output, the weed is even more prevalent. When I contacted company representatives, they actually had the audacity to suggest purchasing their products to eradicate it!! The weed seed is in the Sun & Shade mix AND the Dense Shade mix. Buyer beware!!!
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SMART SEED 3 LB. SUN AND SHADE NORTH GRASS SEED Excellent product. If directions are followed the seed will germinate and grow within 10 days in the most difficult conditions.
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice growth Prepared ground and watered per directions and nice grass growth in two weeks. Hope it lasts!
Date published: 2016-09-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from So so I am still waiting for it to grow. So far nothing to rate yet.
Date published: 2016-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW! To preface: I used Pennington's Northwest Seed. To say this is the best grass I have ever seen or used, is a gross understatement! I have a small backyard (about 460 sq ft of lawn area) and the existing grass was a mishmash of different seed types and full of large brown spots and weeds and clover, etc. I put in the time and a LOT of effort to roto-till the old sod and till the ground to a depth of several inches. I then spent a couple of weeks, raking the old sod and roots out and separating the soil from them. I stock piled the soil in an area of the yard, leveled the grade by hand and began seeding. I spread the seed by hand, to ensure compete coverage and then spread the stockpiled soil over the top. After that, I went over it all again with another 3 # bag and began watering. The lawn was seeded on a Friday afternoon and on Wednesday, the seed had sprouted and is thriving. I am writing this review TWO WEEKS to the day the grass seed was planted! Check out the attached photos. I will NEVER EVER buy any grass seed that isn't Pennington!!!
Date published: 2013-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from grows where others don't In the past I'd used a variety of grass seed suppliers. I even had my yard aqua-seeded once. Basically all those trials were either of limited success or failures. However, after trying Pennington Sun and Shade I've used nothing else and I never wonder if the seed will germinate. Total success and totally pleased with the results. Now, if I can't find Pennington's, I don't buy anything.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY DEPENDABLE I've been using Pennington Sun and Shade mix for years and never had a problem. Easy to work with: you don't have to be exact with any specifications, the seed is very forgiving. Simple instructions: warm and sunny conditions, use good soil, use a starter fertilizer to help, keep the seed moist until it germinates, and it will start sprouting in 6 to 10 days, and fill-out in a lush, hardy lawn that will last years. Excellent product - I'll never use that other brand again - Pennington is a WINNER!
Date published: 2014-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent germination and cover Used this seed in an area behind the garage which gets full sun for about five hours and is in shade the rest of the day. Prepared the ground with reasonable care without going overboard. After sowing the seed, rolled it in, kept it moist and 10 days later had great coverage. have already been asked by two neighbours which seed brand I used
Date published: 2012-05-07
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