Landscaping the yard with grass will add more beauty to the exterior designs of your home. Find out the type of grass that does well in your region so that you choose the right one. The yard will look uniquely beautiful if you seek advice from a landscaping professional who will help you to mix a variety of grasses that do well in the region. The types of grasses that will best suit your back or front yard are discussed below.
Ryegrass is suitable for the cold season that does well in temperate climates where winters and summers are not extreme. It will grow to about four feet high by summer when planted in winter. The insufficient rainfall in summer will not make the grass to die because when you plant it in winter, it will be mature enough to survive not having water for a few days. You have to spend so much on water bills to irrigate the ryegrass if you plant it in winter unlike in other seasons. You will spend very little on herbicides because the ryegrass has fast and strong growth that takes up most of the nutrients in the soil and starves the herbs. The weed-free perennial ryegrass is the best for your yard.
You can plant red fescue grass in your yard if you are in regions of northern and temperate climate. This grass turns brown and dormant in seasons of high temperature because of the high humidity, but it will continue to grow and turn back to its beautiful emerald green color when called the cold season arrives. You should like this type of grass because of its resistance to drought since it has very deep roots. You will not spend highly on water bills to irrigate your yard in summer if it has the red fescue grass. The red fescue grass is suitable for sandy backyards because it grows well on sandy soil. Ryegrass and bluegrass seeds can be planted with seeds of the red fescue grass. The seeds of rye, red fescue and bluegrass are properly mixed by the sellers, and you can buy this package if you do not know how to mix them.
The Kentucky bluegrass has been extensively used by people to landscape their residential and commercial areas because of its beautiful emerald-green to a bluish color. It is a perennial cold season grass that does well in northern lawns. The grass is resistant to harsh winter climatic conditions while some varieties if this grass will die out in hot seasons because the bluegrass has shallow roots. You should plant the grass in the early fall.