Top 10 Grass Seed for Shade and Hard to Grow Southern Lawns – Garden Fertilizers

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1. Scotts

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Combination Seed, Fertilizer and Soil Improver for a Thicker, 3-in-1 Solution for Thin Lawns, Covers 1,200 sq. ft., 12 lb., Scotts Turf Builder Thick'R Lawn Sun and Shade, Greener Lawn

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Scotts #ad - Get up to a 50 percent thicker lawn with just one easy application with a spreader Subject to proper Care; results may vary based on current condition of lawn. Fertilizer for thicker, greener turf. Soil improver for enhanced root development. Seed to fill gaps in your current lawn. 3 in 1 solution for thin lawns, including seed, fertilizer and soil improver.
BrandScotts #ad
ManufacturerScotts #ad
Height10.5 Inches
Length17 Inches
Weight2.2 Pounds
Width4.2 Inches
Part Number30156
ModelS09 30156

2. Scotts

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Full Sun and Partial Shade -Superior Resistance to Heat, Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Heat-Tolerant Blue Mix For Tall Fescue Lawns, Drought and Disease, Seeds up to 750 sq. ft., 3 Lb.

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Scotts #ad - Includes scotts best seed, helps protect seedlings against disease, keeps seed moist 2x longer than uncoated seed and feeds to jumpstart growth. Ft. Designed for full sun and partial shade, and high drought resistance. Seeds up to 750 sq. Mix of tall fescue and bluegrass seed for deep roots and durability. 4 in 1 watersmart plus coating absorbs more water than uncoated seed, feeds with essential nutrients and helps protect seedlings from disease.
BrandScotts #ad
ManufacturerScotchBlue #ad
Height12 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight3 Pounds
Width8 Inches
Part Number18296
Model18296

3. Pennington

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Pennington Smart Sun and Shade Grass Seed, 7 Pounds, Old Version

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Pennington #ad - Very good drought tolerance. Package covers up to 3, 330 square feet. Good disease and insect resistance. This 7 lb. Pennington’s exclusive Penkoted technology protects the seed from deadly fungus. Grass establishes quickly. Contains grass seed varieties that thrive in both sun and shade. Uses up to 30% less water versus ordinary grass seed. Produces a thick, fine bladed, dark blue-green lawn.
BrandPennington #ad
ManufacturerCentral Garden & Pet #ad
Height5 Inches
Length18.5 Inches
Weight7 Pounds
Width7.5 Inches
Part Number100086839
ModelSmart Seed
WarrantyIf you, the consumer, are not satisfied with this product after use in accordance with packaging instructions, you may be eligible for a refund. Send original receipt, empty packaging and a brief explanation within sixty days of purchase. Upon verification, we will send you a refund check for the purchase price. MAIL TO: Customer Service Dept. Pennington Seed, Inc. Box 338 Greenfield, MO 56551 For questions and information, call us: 1.800.285.SEED or visit our website: pennington.com

4. Pennington

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Pennington Smart Seed Dense Shade Grass Seed and Fertilizer Mix, 7 Pounds

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Pennington #ad - The perfect mix of Tall Fescue and Fine Fescue to thrive in shady conditions. Grow thick, green grass in areas of your lawn that don't receive much sunlight. Save up to 30% more water year after year versus ordinary grass seed. See results in 8 to 16 days. Ft. Disease and traffic-resistant for a strong, durable lawn. Guaranteed to grow. This bag covers up to 1, 750 sq. Requires only 2 to 6 hours of sunlight. Contains just the right amount of fertilizer to help your lawn succeed.
BrandPennington #ad
ManufacturerCentral Garden & Pet #ad
Height16.5 Inches
Length3.55 Inches
Weight7 Pounds
Width7.5 Inches
Part Number100543703
Model100543703
WarrantyIf you are not satisfied, please let us know why and contact us about a refund. Keep your bag and proof of purchase. WE STAND BEHIND OUR PRODUCTS. OR YOUR MONEY BACK MAIL TO: Pennington Seed, Inc. Customer Service Dept. PO Box 290 Madison, GA 30650 CALL US 1.800.285.SEED WEBSITE pennington.com

5. Pennington

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Pennington Smart Seed Dense Shade Grass Seed, 7 lb

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Pennington #ad - Produces a fine-bladed grass and lower-maintenance lawn. Grass establishes quickly. Formulated to outperform other shade grass seed mixes. This bag covers up to 1, 750 sq. Ft. Good drought and disease tolerance. Uses up to 30% less water versus ordinary grass seed. Pennington’s exclusive Penkoted technology protects the seed from deadly fungus. Contains grass seed varieties that thrive in shade.
BrandPennington #ad
ManufacturerCENTRAL Garden & Pet #ad
Height18.5 Inches
Length5 Inches
Width7.5 Inches
Part Number100526627
Model100086852
WarrantyIf you, the consumer, are not satisfied with this product after use in accordance with packaging instructions, you may be eligible for a refund. Send original receipt, empty packaging and a brief explanation within sixty days of purchase. Upon verification, we will send you a refund check for the purchase price. MAIL TO: Customer Service Dept. Pennington Seed, Inc. Box 338 Greenfield, MO 56551 For questions and information, call us: 1.800.285.SEED or visit our website: pennington.com

6. Scotts

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10 lb., Scotts EZ Seed Patch and Repair Sun and Shade for Grass: Covers up to 225 sq. ft., Not Available in HI

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Scotts #ad - Tackifier: helps keep seed from washing away; Protectant: Helps keep seedlings safe from harmful diseases that can attack newly planted areas. Grass seed: scotts best high performance seed; Mulch: absorbs 6X its weight in water and expands to surround the seed in a moist protective layer. Fertilizer: exclusive controlled release technology feeds seedlings to jumpstart growth. Grows in full sun and dense shade, high traffic areas and on slopes; seeds up to 225 sq; ft.
BrandScotts #ad
ManufacturerScotts #ad
Height9.38 Inches
Length6.13 Inches
Width16 Inches
Part Number17540
ModelEZ Seed

7. Scotts

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Combination Seed & Fertilizer, Scotts Turf Builder Rapid Grass Sun & Shade Mix: up to 2,800 sq. ft., Grows in Just Weeks, 5.6 lbs

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Scotts #ad - Enjoy a new lawn in just weeks with scotts turf Builder Rapid Grass Sun & Shade Mix; grows up to 2x times faster than seed alone when applied at the newlawn rate subject to proper care. Bag seeds up to 2, rake soil lightly to remove debris; apply grass seed with a Scotts spreader, 800 sq.

Fall and spring are the best times to plant grass seed; seed germinates best when temperatures are between 60°F and 80°F and the chance of frost has passed. Unique, proprietary combination of sun and shade mix of seed and fertilizer results in full green grass that grows in just weeks; expect to see grass growing at a minimum of 12 days and maximum of 21 days.

For best results, then water daily or as needed to keep soil surface moist until the seedlings reach 2 to 3 inches tall; one 5. 6-lb. This sun and shade grass seed and fertilizer combination will change the way you grow grass; it's the most complete solution for large problem areas in your lawn and for establishing new grass. Ft.
BrandScotts #ad
ManufacturerScotts Miracle-Gro #ad
Height15 Inches
Length4.5 Inches
Width9.5 Inches
Part Number18213
Model18213

8. Grotrax

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Water & Grow | No Fake or Artificial Grass | Year Round Green, 100sqft, Dog Patches & Shade | Just Roll, Grotrax Biodegradable Grass Seed Mat | Quick Fix Roll | All in One Growing Solution for Lawns

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Grotrax #ad - Each seed is then surrounded by fertilizer and held in place between two bio fabric layers, and lighter than expensive traditional sod. Our year round green seed roll grows quickly and ‘thickens-up’ for an attractive durable lawn. 100 square feet big roll: our product is super lightweight and easy to roll out or cut into patches to fix damaged areas or to grow entire new lawns.

Biodegradable fabric prevents seeds from washing away making it cheaper, our specialized grass roll sticks to the ground. All in one growing solution: grotrax ‘all-in-one’ grass seed fabric contains seed, fertilizer and mulch in one easy to use ‘roll out’ growing system. Each bio roll contains only the highest quality, award-winning Oregon seed. Simply roll, and mulch to create an all-in-one grass growing solution. Biodegradable grass seed mat: once rolled out and watered, easier to apply, grotrax Micro Pellet Fertilizer produces fast germination and uniform growth.

Our year round green quick fix roll growing system stays green, WATER, fertilizer, AND WATCH IT GROW: Every Grotrax roll includes seed, even in light-shade or scorching sun. Every seed perfectly Placed" over 100% of its recommended planting rate. Perfect for sun, shade and slopes: designed for full sun and light or semi shade, certified weed free, Grotrax Year Round Green blend has medium bladed texture and medium to high drought resistance. Each grotrax year-round green grass Seed roll contains the latest in grass growing technology, inclusive of high-quality seed from leading Oregon growers.
BrandGrotrax #ad
ManufacturerGroTrax #ad
Height12 Inches
Length25 Inches
Width19 Inches
Part Number803

9. Jonathan Green

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Jonathan Green 10610 Dense Shade Grass Seed Mixture, 25-Pound

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Jonathan Green #ad - Contains naturally insect resistant endophytic turfgrass varieties which helps to deter insect pests. Dense shade mixture grows in shady areas where other seed mixtures have failed. Dense shade grass seed mixture. This product comes in 25-pound.
BrandJonathan Green #ad
ManufacturerJonathan Green #ad
Height29 Inches
Length5 Inches
Width15 Inches
Part Number10610
Model10610

10. Pennington

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Pennington One Step Complete Dense Shade 5 lb

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Pennington #ad - Contains a combination of Premium Smart Seed grass seed, professional-grade fertilizer, and mulch. Everything you need to grow lush, thick grass is pre-mixed and ready to use. Contains pennington’s exclusive Penkoted technology to ensure better plant growth. Guaranteed to grow. Repairs bare spots in two weeks or less. Formulated with grasses that thrive in shady areas. Covers up to 75 sq ft. Only requires 2 to 4 hours of daily sun.
BrandPennington #ad
ManufacturerCentral Garden & Pet #ad
Height11.5 Inches
Length3.55 Inches
Weight5 Pounds
Width7.5 Inches
Part Number100532104
ModelOne Step Complete
WarrantyIf you are not satisfied, please let us know why and contact us about a refund. Keep your bag and proof of purchase. WE STAND BEHIND OUR PRODUCTS. OR YOUR MONEY BACK MAIL TO: Pennington Seed, Inc. Customer Service Dept. PO Box 290 Madison, GA 30650 CALL US 1.800.285.SEED WEBSITE pennington.com