A thick, healthy lawn year-round is everyone's goal, but with warm-season grasses in Arizona, this is difficult to accomplish in the winter. Fortunately, overseeding your lawn with ryegrass seeds this fall will thicken it with lush green grass growth that thrives during the cooler weather! Not only that, but it has excellent wear tolerance and can crowd out weeds. Ryegrass develops deep roots to help it survive and thrive during the winter season, making it the optimal seed to use for your lawn in the fall. Your turf's beauty and vibrant green color don't have to be restricted to the warmer months; ryegrass helps to keep your lawn green during the winter too!
Ryegrass will keep your lawn green during the winter.
Arizona has warm-season grass types, which thrive in the summer and go dormant in the winter - the most common being bermudagrass. Meanwhile, ryegrass thrives in the winter, making it an excellent seed to use when overseeding your lawn in the fall. You should overseed your lawn with ryegrass seeds in late September or October so they can start germinating. As the weather gets cooler and we transition into winter, these seeds will grow into healthy grass and make your lawn lush and green. Then, it will die off in the spring once your warm-season grass takes over again sometime in May. Using ryegrass seeds in the fall will give your turf its desirable emerald color year-round!
Aerating your lawn in the spring provides the roots of your grass with easy access to the essential resources it will need after winter dormancy.
Ryegrass Is Durable & Can Help Prevent Weed Growth
While ryegrass will keep your lawn looking stellar even during the winter, it's also durable and can withstand frequent foot traffic! Its excellent wear tolerance makes it a resilient seed option that doesn't yield easily to stressors. What's more, as a bunch-forming grass, ryegrass can crowd out weeds and reduce bare or patchy areas where weeds tend to sprout. A thick lawn has an increased defense against nutrient sappers, leading to a healthier turf and a better chance of survival throughout the cooler months.
Ryegrass develops deep roots.
Ryegrass germinates and establishes itself quickly, developing deep roots that allow it to survive the winter season. Because of this, it's important to overseed your lawn with ryegrass in the fall; once your warm-season grass goes dormant, these seeds will already be starting to flourish. With well-established, deep roots, ryegrass can better absorb the sunlight, water, and nutrients it needs to thrive during the cooler months and maintain your turf's healthy, green appearance.
Schedule our overseeding service this fall to achieve a green lawn in the winter with ryegrass seeds!
If you're looking to overseed your lawn with ryegrass seeds this fall, you've come to the right place! At Little John's Lawns, we have been helping property owners achieve a green lawn in the winter since 2012! Our overseeding service involves using ryegrass seeds to help you grow vibrant green grass during the cooler months. You won't have to worry about your grass going dormant and struggling to survive during the winter any longer! We properly time our service to ensure you have new grass by the time your existing grass goes dormant; a perfect, lush lawn year-round will make even your neighbors jealous!
We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee with our overseeding service, which we offer to residential, commercial, and HOA property owners in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, and other surrounding areas in Arizona. Call us today at 480-264-5399 to schedule this service and achieve a beautiful green lawn in the winter. We look forward to working with you and exceeding your expectations!