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Lawn Grass Selector:
Best lawn grass seed for my area

SelectSmart.com Are you considering planting a lawn? Get unbiased decision-making information based on your climate requirements and preferences. This interactive database will help you to select the right lawn grass seed for your geographic area.

1. Cost of the lawn
Low preparation costs, low seed costs, low maintenance costs, etc. preferred.
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2. Disease resistance
Grass that is naturally disease resistant preferred.
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3. Insect resistance
Grass that is naturally insect-resistant preferred.
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4. Time to establish a lawn
Lawns that takes hold quickly preferred.
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5. Shade tolerance
Lawns that do well in shade preferred.
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6. Wear tolerance
Lawns that handle foot traffic preferred.
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7. Precipition and lack of it
Lawn grasss that does well in droughts preferred
Lawn grasss that does well in rainy areas preferred
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8. Temperature tolerance
Grass that thrives in the cold preferred.
Grass that thrives in the heat preferred.
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9. Mowing heights
Lawns that do well when mowed high preferred.
Lawns that do well when mowed short preferred.
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10. Weed tolerance
Lawns that resist weeds preferred.
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11. Which zone do you live in?
Northeast US, Southeast Canada (Violet)
Midwest US, Central Canada (Light Blue)
Great Plains (Bright Green)
Pacific Northwest (Dark Blue)
Middle US belt (Orange)
Arid Southwest US (Hot Pink)
Southern US Belt (Yellow)
Gulf Coast & HI (Red)
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