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Bermuda

Warm Season Grass

A resilient grass variety designed for active, outdoor living with family and friends. Cultivated for its strong roots, Bermuda reaches deep into the soil to provide a dense, thick carpet that blankets your lawn while withstanding daily wear and tear.

Attributes

Fine blade, dense turf

Sunlight

6-8 hours of sun

Water

Medium to low once established

Wear

Great for high traffic areas

Bermuda Grass Sod Close up

SPRING

Maintenance 

In early spring, rake up any debris. Use Scotts® Turf Builder® Halts® Crabgrass Preventer with Lawn Food if needed. Four weeks later, follow with Scotts® Turf Builder® Weed and Feed for a lush, green lawn. Fill in bare spots with Harmony® sod, available by the piece at your home improvement center. 

Watering 

During dormancy, water when there is no rain for 3-4 weeks to prevent dehydration. Especially if warm days are followed by cold ones, moisture keeps the lawn warm. 

Mowing 

Mow at about 1”. Lower setting may scalp lawn. 

SUMMER

Maintenance 

In early summer, feed with Scotts® Turf Builder® Southern Lawn Food to strengthen the lawn, helping it withstand heat and drought conditions. It slow-releases nutrients, making it the go-to fertilizer for all grass types. 

Watering 

Water deeply and infrequently. When the lawn appears dry, apply ¾-1” of water. A dark, bluish-gray color, foot printing, and wilted, folded or curled leaves indicate it’s time to water. 

Mowing 

Mow at 1-2”, depending on how often lawn is mowed and its condition. 

FALL/WINTER

Maintenance 

In cooler weather, use a slow-release fertilizer like Scotts® Turf Builder® WinterGuard® Fall Lawn Food, to strengthen the lawn’s roots. It feeds the lawn consistently and is better for the environment. 

Watering 

Water until the lawn becomes dormant. Especially if warm days are followed by cold ones, moisture keeps the lawn warm. 

Mowing 

Mow at 1” until weather cools. Raise mower to 2” when nighttime temperatures drop below 70 degrees to allow more leaf surface as it goes dormant.

SPRING

Maintenance 

In early spring, rake up any debris. Use Scotts® Turf Builder® Halts® Crabgrass Preventer with Lawn Food if needed. Four weeks later, follow with Scotts® Turf Builder® Weed and Feed for a lush, green lawn. Fill in bare spots with Harmony® sod, available by the piece at your home improvement center. 

Watering 

During dormancy, water when there is no rain for 3-4 weeks to prevent dehydration. Especially if warm days are followed by cold ones, moisture keeps the lawn warm. 

Mowing 

Mow at about 1”. Lower setting may scalp lawn. 

SUMMER

Maintenance 

In early summer, feed with Scotts® Turf Builder® Southern Lawn Food to strengthen the lawn, helping it withstand heat and drought conditions. It slow-releases nutrients, making it the go-to fertilizer for all grass types. 

Watering 

Water deeply and infrequently. When the lawn appears dry, apply ¾-1” of water. A dark, bluish-gray color, foot printing, and wilted, folded or curled leaves indicate it’s time to water. 

Mowing 

Mow at 1-2”, depending on how often lawn is mowed and its condition. 

FALL/WINTER

Maintenance 

In cooler weather, use a slow-release fertilizer like Scotts® Turf Builder® WinterGuard® Fall Lawn Food, to strengthen the lawn’s roots. It feeds the lawn consistently and is better for the environment. 

Watering 

Water until the lawn becomes dormant. Especially if warm days are followed by cold ones, moisture keeps the lawn warm. 

Mowing 

Mow at 1” until weather cools. Raise mower to 2” when nighttime temperatures drop below 70 degrees to allow more leaf surface as it goes dormant.

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