Frequently Asked Questions
Pearl’s Premium Ultra Low Maintenance Lawn Seed Frequently Asked Questions
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- Are there artificial or genetically modified seeds in Pearl's Premium grass seed?
- Can I over-seed Pearl's Premium into my existing lawn and weeds?
- Can Pearl's Premium stand up to heavy traffic, children or dogs? Can I use it on playing fields?
- Does Pearl's Premium Grass Seed grow on pure sand or in new construction?
- How can I store my seed over the winter?
- How long will it take for my existing lawn to transition to a Pearl’s Premium lawn if I over-seed without first removing or tearing up my existing lawn?
- How much Pearl's Premium seed should I use?
- How much water should I give my new lawn to get it established?
- How noticeable is the difference between Sunny and Shady Mixtures?
- How quickly does Pearl's Premium germinate? We planted the seed two weeks ago and haven't seen anything yet!
- I have some other grass seed left over; can I mix that with the Pearl’s Premium to use it up?
- If I can’t find an answer in your FAQ or I need help installing my lawn, what should I do?
- If I need more information or technical help where do I go?
- If our soil is bad, what should we do? Will application of lime and aeration do the trick?
- If we had a lot of grubs before, would it hurt to put down milky spore and/or nematodes?
- Is Pearl's Premium safe for forage?
- Is Pearl’s Premium good for sun, shade and deep shade?
- Is it really true that I can mow just once a month?
- Once my lawn is really established and its roots are long, can I cut the lawn shorter than 3 inches?
- Q: If my lawn is very healthy, can I still transition to Pearl's Premium?
- Should we get our soil tested before we do anything?
- The Number One Most Asked Question: Do I have to rip up my old lawn to put in Pearl's Premium?
- What are the best times to plant Pearl's Premium?
- What do I do about crab grass and other weeds?
- What is the shelf life and how should I store Pearl's Premium?
- What should I do about falling leaves and pine needles?
- What should I do to prepare my newly planted lawn for the winter?
- Where can I purchase Pearl's Premium?
- Where does Pearl's Premium grow?
- Why do you recommend keeping the grass at least 3 inches tall and cutting with a sharp blade?
- Will Pearl's Premium grow under maple and other large trees?
- Will Pearl's Premium spread into my garden or neighbor’s lawn?