Lawn is one of the most important features of a garden. A well kept lawn makes a garden look extremely beautiful. It looks like a beautiful green carpet amidst colorful flowers in a garden. Lawn can be called as turf, pitch, field or green depending upon its plantation and usage. Selection of lawn grass also depends upon it usage and its season of plantation. Though a well maintained lawn garden requires a little of patience and care, the final results are always very beautiful and soothing. Scientific reports even say that lawns reduce energy consumption through it soothing effects and the green grass prevents soil erosion as well as cut down noise pollution in the urban areas.
Types Of Lawn Grass
Though the lawn glasses can be categorized in several categories, the
most prominent categorization of lawn grasses is done according to their
season of foliage. There are certain lawn grasses that prefer a warm and
humid temperature however there are some which require cool and dry
weather. Given here is a list of both kinds of grasses.
Warm Season Lawn Grass
Bahia grasses are warm season lawn grasses. They are basically pasture
grasses that can survive hot weather and even a draught. They require
very little maintenance in terms of mowing and irrigation and are very
is less prone to insects and diseases. So if you are looking for a rough
and tough kind of grasses for your lawn, Bahia would be the right choice
Bermuda grasses are another kind of warm season lawn grasses. They
basically thrive on sunlight and require as little maintenance as Bahia
grass. These grasses can easily be grown from their seeds. However as
compared to Bahia grasses, these lawn grasses are more prone to insects'
If you think, you can not grow anything on the wet poor soil around you,
you are very wrong. These warm season lawn grasses known as Carpet
grasses are a perfect option for your poor wet grasses where other lawn
grasses cannot survive. These grasses are cold tolerant and best suited
to a for shady, damp and moist atmosphere.
Centipede lawn grasses are also very low maintenance grasses suited to
sandy and acidic soils that have very low fertility. They are medium
green to light green in color and have a uniform growth.
Cool Season Lawn Grass
Bent grasses are considered to be one of the most beautiful grasses.
They are preferred in the gardens because of their deep green color and
low growing habit. They thrive in cool weather and require high
maintenance. They are also called as velvet grasses.
Bluegrasses are another kind of lawn grasses that thrive well in cool
weather. They require less maintenance and are best for you if you are
planning a lawn for sports activities. They are dense and require
comparatively less maintenance. They are deep bluish or bright blue
green in appearance.