Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed
Scotts Turf Builder Quick Fix Mix?
My new sod has taken a big hit recently by Gophers, ground squirrels and mice. They are killing my yard. Their dirt piles are showing up everywhere and they are leaving their trail of destruction in the back, front and side. My yard started looking like it had dog spots:
“Fast Growing Turf for a temporary lawn” – Amazon Product Description
Wait what does that mean ^^^^^
I am yet to find out. But What I will tell you is that this stuff grows so fast that you won’t believe it. Consider what I did:
1). Cleared the dirt area: Used my hand to rake the dirt patch a little bit to prepare it for the seeds:
3). Stomped the Seeds light into the ground so that they can germinate:
…..One Day Later
This stuff is Miracle Grow on steroids. The day AFTER I set out the seeds, this is what I saw:
…….Five Days Later
At this point my jaw is to the floor and I’m screaming for the kids to come and see what daddy did. Literally five days after I sprinkled this stuff onto the dirt and stepped on it, it had already filled the patches:
Best and Fastest Temporary Grass
I learned the answer to the question “what is temporary grass”. It is temporary. Easy question, easy answer. Seriously, this stuff grows overnight, but it only lasts a season. It is useful as shade grass or if you need to quickly fill in holes. Shade grass means the ability to grow permanent grass within the temporary grass. It can all grow together.
Scotts Quick Fix Mix on Amazon (about $10 for a bag)
Advantages: Quicker than Snot Grow. Cheap.
Disadvantages: May not lost long. Slightly lighter color.
Best and Fastest growing Permanent Grass
Maybe a step up from Scotts Quick fix because it has some grass seed mixed in that is permanent in nature and may survive the elements. Dang, I should have bought this stuff. I think I will now….
Scotts Turf Builder High Traffic Mix (About $17)
Quite possibly the best seed patch mix that Scotts Makes.
Grass Seed that I do not Recommend
Grass seed that I wouldn’t buy again: (I’ve tried it and it never grew. I didn’t try it on a cinder block though. Maybe I’ll do that next time).