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Grass Seed

Grass Seed

October, 2021

It is with a very heavy heart that we are taking all of the grass seed off our website. The Grass Seed Growers experienced an extremely trying 2021 growing season, with diminished crop availability. We will be concentrating our supply for our retail customers that come into our Zeeland, MI retail store. Even with that, there will be a limited amount available. We thank you for your past business and look forward to working with you again in the near future. 

De Bruyn Seed Store is known throughout the upper Midwest for its grass seed mixtures. Specifically designed for the West Michigan area, these mixtures will do equally as well in other northern regions. De Bruyns also carries grass seed for those who do not wish to put down a seed mixture.

Summary of Recommended Lawn Grasses

  Kentucky Bluegrass Perennial Ryegrass

Creeping Fescue

Turf-Type Fescue Tall Fescue

Germination Speed (days)

Slow, 10-28 Fast, 5-10 Moderate, 7-14 Moderate, 7-14 Moderate, 7-14

Maturity Speed (weeks)

Slow, 10-16 Fast, 5-8 Slow, 8-12 Moderate, 7-10 Moderate, 8-12
Wear Tolerance Excellent

Good

Good Excellent Excellent
Spreading Ability Excellent by Rhizomes Poor, Bunch Type Good by Rhizomes Good, Bunch Type Good, Bunch Type
Texture Medium Medium Fine Medium Coarse
Fertility Requirements High Medium Low Low Low

Seed / 1,000 sq. ft.

2-4 lb. 3-5 lb. 4-5 lb. 4-5 lb. 6-10 lb.