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

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
$12.98 /each

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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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what fertilizer do I need with product

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Rochester, NY
March 31, 2014
I am reseeding my backyard, I am purchasing top soil and smart seed, what fertilizer do you recommend ,I use
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October 18, 2016
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None. It is included with the product.
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I only use Lesco starter fertilizer.
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use a starter fertilizer.
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October 1, 2014
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For small patches, I don't find it necessary to use fertilizer. If I were using this for larger areas, I'd recommend a starter fertilizer.
Just keep area watered until the grass can get established. Remember, this contains perennial rye, fescue and blue grass and each germinates at a different rate: rye=7 days, fescue=14 and blue grass = 21 days.
Good luck!
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June 3, 2014
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I use a blend made for Colorado but base used Scotts in the past.
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June 3, 2014
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First, Do Not Use a Weed & Feed product since the weed killer will kill off your new grass seedlings. I reccomend using a starter fertilizer first, followed by a regular grass fertilizer during the hot summer. If you thicken your lawn it will choke out weeds, and you can use a spot treatment weed killer.
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May 20, 2014
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I used iron and lime in a broadcast spreader, I had no weeds from last year....
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March 31, 2014
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I would not recommend this product, very poor results.
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March 31, 2014
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Hello,
A quality fertilizer specifically designed for that purpose is recommended. A lawn and garden specialist should be able to help you find a good lawn starter fertilizer. Be sure to avoid any weed & feed fertilizer. Herbicides can damage new seedlings.
Thank you
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When to plant rye grass seed?

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October 19, 2016
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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,
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what types of grass seed are included in this mixture.

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June 16, 2016
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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.
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What grass to use between pavers in sunny spot?

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March 23, 2016
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Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
“ In order to further assist you, can you please let us know where you are located? If you would like to contact our Customer Service department at the following e-mail address, garden.care@epowercenterdirect.com or by phone at 1-800-285-7333, they would be happy to help determine the best variety Read More
Dear Valued Home Depot Customer,
We reached out to MFG for more information and below is their response.
“ In order to further assist you, can you please let us know where you are located? If you would like to contact our Customer Service department at the following e-mail address, garden.care@epowercenterdirect.com or by phone at 1-800-285-7333, they would be happy to help determine the best variety for your lawn. " Read Less
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.0 out of 5 by 59 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 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. October 18, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by So so I am still waiting for it to grow. So far nothing to rate yet. September 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nice growth Prepared ground and watered per directions and nice grass growth in two weeks. Hope it lasts! September 6, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 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. June 7, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Poor results I followed the seeding instructions to the letter: used the proper fertilizer, loosened the soil & watered regularly and well. After 2 weeks there are extremely few blades of grass growing!!! May 31, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great seed, germinates in 5 to 7 days Best seed I have ever used, germinates in 5 to 7 days June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Filled in Quickly! I used Pennington Smart Seed to fill in a bare spot which was left after I moved a small tree to a new location. I prepared my soil and generously applied the seed, working it gently into the soil. For mulch, I used grass clippings. I watered daily for the first week+, and the grass quickly germinated. Overall I was very pleased with the price and performance of this seed. The blend between rye, fescue and bluegrass will assure a good blend into my yard. If you adequately prepare your soil and keep your seed watered, there is no way this product shouldn't work for you. October 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by works every time we had a sprinkler system put in last summer and even though though the mounded the trenches the ground sank over the winter. Put ddown see you soil on top and it came up great. June 3, 2014
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