Rye Grass

MAINTENANCE & CARE

Ryegrass 1500

A fine bladed grass that has good tolerance to foot traffic and has a nice dark green coloring. This is the most popular type of lawn in the Pacific Northwest due to the fact that it does very well in cool damp climates. Good disease resistance. Requires 6 hour minimum to survive. Pricing is as follows: 1-3 rolls $8 each, 4-10 rolls $6 each, 10-50 rolls $4 each, full pallets and above $.35 per sqft.

Spring
  • Mow as needed.
  • Apply a high nitrogen fertilizer soon as the days warm up, add lime once a year each spring.
  • If weeds are present, you may add a broadleaf weed killer to the lawn to kill them.
  • Never cut more than 1/3 of the total height off in one mowing.
  • With spring rains be cautious of wet clipping clumps, as they will cause dead spots in your yard if not picked up.
Summer
  • Mow as needed.
  • Apply little shots of fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the summer.
  • It’s best to fertilize before a rain or start the sprinkler after fertilizing to wash the fertilizer into the roots.
  • Water in the mornings; 1” of water weekly.
Fall
  • Mow as needed.
  • Apply slow release, high nitrogen fertilizer in late fall to keep your lawn green all winter.
Winter
  • Mow as needed.
  • Apply a pre-emergent herbicide from your local lawn and garden supplier to keep poa from growing, no fertilizer application is needed during winter.
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