Grass Seed

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MTO Pro Grounds

25 lb. bag

Seeding Rate: 2-3 lbs./1,000 sq. ft

  • 30% Ky. Bluegrass “Fielder”
  • 20% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2100”
  • 20% Ky. Bluegrass “Wildhorse”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2150”
  • 10% Per. Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”
  • 10% Per. Ryegrass “SR4650”

This Mixture produces an excellent stand of Bluegrass. It has excellent disease resistance. Due to the high bluegrass content the seeding rate is still 2-3 pounds per 1,000 sq. ft, sleeping your cost down and your mix up quality. 

MTO Imperial Grounds

25 lbs. and 50 lbs. EC Bag

Seeding Rate: 4-5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 30% Ky. Bluegrass “Macmillan”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2150”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “Arcadia”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2100”
  • 20% Per. Ryegrass “Sideways”
  • 20% Per. Ryegrass “Blazer 4”

Imperial Grounds is a popular, lower cost, sunny mix promoting a substantial bluegrass stand. 

MTO Shady Grounds

25 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 30% Creeping Red Descue “Ruddy”
  • 30% Creeping Red Fescue “SR5250”
  • 20% Per. Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”
  • 10% Chewings Fescue “SR5130”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “Rhythm”

This blend is well suited for use in space and infertile, sandy soils. Shady Grounds is the perfect mixture for most trouble spots.

MTO Quality Grounds

25 lb. and 50 lb. bag

Seeding Rate: 4-5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft. (Sun) 5-6 lbs./1,000 sq. ft. (shade)

  • 25% Ky. Bluegrass “Wildhorse”
  • 20% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2100”
  • 20% Per. Ryegrass “Sideways”
  • 15% Per. Rygrass “SR4650”
  • 10% Per. Ryegrass “Blazer 4”
  • 10% Creeping Red Fescue “Ruddy”

Designed fro quick germination and to provide some disease tolerance with bluegrass. Excellent for areas with moderate to high traffic that are grown under a medium to high fertility level.

MTO West MI Blend

25 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 4-5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft. 

  • 25% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2100”
  • 25% Ky. Bluegrass “Wildhorse”
  • 25% Per. Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”
  • 25% Per. Ryegrass “Racer 2”

An economical 50/50 blend, defined with West MI’s climate in mind, that provides very quick fill in and reduces call backs. An ideal choice for hydra-seeders, for homes, lawns and commercial properties. Grows best under a medium fertility level. 

EarthCarpet Grass Seed Blends

EarthCarpet Blue Carpet

50 lb. EC Bag

Seeding Rate: 3-5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 30% Ky. Bluegrass “Fielder”
  • 30% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2150”
  • 25% Ky. Bluegrass “Macmillan”
  • 15% Ky. Bluegrass “Arcadia”

A Combination of the top performing cool season Kentucky Bluegrass varieties, Blue Carpet will provide a lush, dense, dark green carpet of “fairway quality” turf. Varieties chosen for the following characteristics: Spring green-up, wear tolerance, and fine texture, dense and uniform blue carpet. 

EarthCarpet Spartan Grade A

50 lb. EC Bag

Seeding Rate: 4-5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 20% Creeping Red Fescue “Ruddy”
  • 20% Chewing’s Fescue “SR5120”
  • 20% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2100”
  • 20% Ky. Bluegrass “Wildhorse”
  • 10% Per. Ryegrass “Tetradark”
  • 10% Per. Ryegrass “Sideways”

A high quality mixture of grasses designed especially for reduced maintenance and low input lawns. Contains 100% fine bladed and elite varieties. Excellent summer heat and drought resistance, superior disease and insect resistance. 

EarthCarpet Tuff-Stuff

50 lb. EC Bag

Seeding Rate: 8-10 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 30% Tall Fescue “SR8650”
  • 30% Tall Fescue “Speedway”
  • 30% Tall Fescue “Blackwatch 2”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “SR2150”

Excellent for areas where high quality turf is important and lower maintenance is desired. This mix provides fast germination and establishment, tolerates heat, drought and poor soils, and is highly stress tolerant.

EarthCarpet Care-Free

25 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 30% Creeping Red Descue “Ruddy”
  • 30% Creeping Red Fescue “SR5250”
  • 20% Per. Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”
  • 10% Chewings Fescue “SR5130”
  • 10% Ky. Bluegrass “Rhythm”

This blend is well suited for use in space and infertile, sandy soils. Shady Grounds is the perfect mixture for most trouble spots.

MDOT Grass Seed Blend

Michigan Class A Roadside

50 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 5-6 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 40% Creeping Red Fescue
  • 30% Perennial Ryegrass
  • 30% 98/85 Kentucky Bluegrass

A good blend for a quick cover. It is a fair mix where low cost and low maintenance is the goal.

MTO Rough Grounds

50 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

(261-350 lbs./Acre)

  • 40% Creeping Red Fescue
  • 30% Perennial Ryegrass
  • 30% Annual Ryegrass

A special economy mixture designed for quick establishment that will germinate and thrive in full sun to light shade. Great for low input lawns, erosion control areas and low maintenance areas where fast establishment is crucial. 

Michigan Roadside Mix

50 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 5-6 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 50% Perennial Rye
  • 35% Creeping Red Fescue
  • 15% 98/85 Kentucky Bluegrass

An economical blend for quick cover

Special Order only MDOT Blends

*THV

Seeding Rate: 222 lbs./Acre or 250kg/hectare

  • 15% Cannon/Baron Kentucky Blue
  • 30% Buccaneer II Perennial Ryegrass
  • 45% Pennlawn Creeping Red Fescue
  • 10% Fruits Salty

MDOT’s Turf Heavy Soil Mix and is the required seed to use on heavy soil types in rural locations. It has medium-high salt tolerance. 

*TGM

Seeding Rate: 222 lbs./Acre or 250kg/hectare

  • 10% Cannon/Baron Kentucky Blue
  • 20% Buccaneer II Perennial Ryegrass
  • 30% Scaldis Hard Fescue
  • 40% Pennlawn Creeping Red Fescue

MDOT’s Turf Medium to Heavy Soil Seed Mix and is the required seed to use on medium to heavy soil types in all locations. It has low salt tolerance. 

*TUF

50 lb. Bag

Seeding Rate: 5-6 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

  • 50% Perennial Rye
  • 35% Creeping Red Fescue
  • 15% 98/85 Kentucky Bluegrass

An economical blend for quick cover

*THM

Seeding Rate: 222 lbs./Acre or 250kg/hectare

  • 30% Cannon/Baron Kentucky Blue
  • 20% Buccaneer II Perennial Ryegrass
  • 50% Pennlawn Creeping Red Fescue

This is MDOT’s Turf Loamy to Heavy Soil Seed Mix and is the required seed to use on loamy to heavy soil types in home and business turf locations. It has low to medium salt tolerance. 

Grass Seed

100% Perennial Rye

MTO Magum Perennial RyeGrass Blend

Seeding Rate: 6-8 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

Good for Fairways or Roughs

  • 34% Perennial Ryegrass “Racer 2”
  • 33% Perennial Ryegrass “Blazer 4”
  • 33% Perennial Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”

A blend of endophyte enhanced improved varieties which are hardy and quick to establish. Also contains genetically dark colored, aggressive and disease resistant varieties that mix well with Kentucky Bluegrasses. 

BentGrasses

Penneagle Bentgrass

Seeding Rate: 1.5-2 lbs./1,000 sq. ft. 

Good for Greens, Tees, & Fairways

One of the top performing creeping bent grasses on fairways. It germinates quickly, grows upright and dense, and is aggressive enough to help crowd out nuisance plants. 

A4 Bentgrass

Seeding Rate: 1-1.5 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

Good for Greens, Tees, & Fairways

This creeping bentgrass provides an excellent putting surface. It has excellent heat and cold tolerance and disease resistance. It also has aggressive growth habit and is high density with a dark green color. 

Penncross BentGrass

Seeding Rate: 1-2 lbs./1,000 sq. ft.

Good for Greens, Tees, & Fairways

A creeping bentgrass that has a upright growth habit, is aggressive, has excellent wear tolerance, has dark green color, has good heat and cold tolerance, and has the ability to withstand low mowing heights. 

Wildflower Blends

Midwest Wildflower Mix

Seeding Rate: 7-10 lbs./Acre

  • 34% Perennial Ryegrass “Racer 2”
  • 33% Perennial Ryegrass “Blazer 4”
  • 33% Perennial Ryegrass “Manhattan 5”

The popular Midwest wildflower mix is a special blend of 40% annual and 60% perennial species that grows color throughout the season. For those who want a dramatic impact of plantings, we recommend a double seeding. Growth height depends on available moisture. 1 lb. sows 4,000 sq. ft. Use 10 lbs. per acre. Sow May through June. 

Also Available

*MidWest Erosion Control Mix

*MidWest Meadow Mix

*Shade Flower Garden Mix