5 Star Fescue Seed Blend Information
5 Star® Turf Type Tall Fescue Grass Seed Blend is a premium seed consisting of 5 of the top performing tall fescue varieties. The resulting grass was engineered for dark green color and greater resistance to disease. This is the seed that I use and recommend to other professionals. It is now available to homeowners as well.
The photo above shows the beautiful fescue lawn of Alexander Crump. This is just one example of the shade resistance and turf quality of fescue.
All fescue grass is considered "cool season grasses". This is a technical term describing the best temperatures they grow in. While turf-type tall fescue grass can adapt to different temperature ranges and conditions, they grow best in cooler temperatures and climates.
The climate ranges of Turf Type Tall Fescue Grass Seed:
Current 5 Star Grass Seed Blend
The Seeds Contained in this blend are:
The finest turf fescue blends have always been grown in Oregon. Oregon is the origin for all 5 grass seed varieties in 5 Star®.
Detailed Information on Kentucky Bluegrass and Other varieties
Kentucky bluegrass is one of the most popular of all grass types. It is used on lawns, fairways and athletic fields in the cooler areas of the U.S. Find out what makes this grass so special.
Coarse and Turf-Type Tall Fescue
Tall fescue is an exceptional cool season grass. It is preferred by many because of its dark green color, wear resistance and heat tolerance. It is important to choose the right type depending on the look you want. Click here to find out everything you need to know about coarse and turf-type tall fescue.
Annual and Perennial Ryegrass
Ryegrass has come a long way with the introduction of new turf species. See all the pros and cons about using the perennial and annual varieties.
Fine Fescue Grass
The fine fescue grasses are known for their exceptional shade and cold tolerance. They have some of the narrowest blades of any grass type. Click here for detailed information about its climate range, uses and management.
Detailed Tips and Techniques for Overseeding Lawns
Overseeding Lawns is one of the most overlooked practices by homeowners. However, it is one of the most important steps you can take to maintain a consistently thick and beautiful lawn. Find complete information on why and how to overseed correctly.
Plant Growth Regulators
Plant Growth Regulators are just beginning to be discovered by homeowners. They are fantastic products with dozens of uses for everything from slowing grass growth to eliminating unwanted tree fruit. Click here to discover what you have been missing.
Watering a New Lawn
Watering a new lawn is very different from watering a mature lawn. When planting a new lawn, success will be greatly increased by learning proper watering techniques.
Lawn Winterization Tips and Techiques
Fall winterization is the most important time for fertilizing cool season grasses. Warm season grasses do not receive the same treatment. Find everything you need to know to winterize both cool and warm season grasses.
Developing a Lawn Fertility Program
Behind every beautiful lawn is a good lawn fertilization program. Whether it's a championship golf course or your home lawn, certain fundamentals always apply. Click here to begin planning your fertilization program.
Plant Structure and Grass Growth
In the world of turf grass, understanding plant structure and growth can provide helpful insights to maintaining a beautiful lawn.
Photosynthesis made easy! Understanding basic plant function will greatly improve your lawn care, especially fertilization. You will never look at your grass the same way.
Cool Season Grass Cultivars
Many grass types have numerous varieties to choose from. Click here to see the "cool season grass" cultivars that are available.
Warm Season Grass Cultivars
Great improvement has been made with warm season grass varieties. Click here for a list of "warm season grass" cultivars.
Lawn Moss and How to Control it
Lawn moss is a common problem in yards. However, its presence represents deeper soil problems that must be fixed or the moss will stick around. Find out what must be done to finally end your moss problems.
Dog Urine Damage on Lawns
We all love our pets, but dog urine can do a number on grass. There is hope. Find out what can be done to save your lawn and your pet too.