How much lawn seed should I use?

am1 bowlingsmallIf you want to know how much lawn seed you should use. We have detailed seeding rates by most of our mixtures. But if want a quick easy reckoner use the following approach.

Sowing a new lawn.

Work on 40 grams per square metre. This means;

  • 1 kilo will sow 25 square metres
  • 5 kilos will sow 125 square metres
  • 10 kilos will cover 250 square metres
  • 20 kilos will cover 500 square metres

Over sowing an existing lawn.

Work on 20 grams to a square metre. This means;

· 1 kilos will sow 50 square metres · 5 kilos will cover 250 square metres · 10 kilos will cover 500 square metes · 20 kilos will cover 1000 square metres