Grass Varieties

 


Article by: Khieng Chho

It is estimated that grasslands covers almost 20% of the vegetation of the earth. , Garden Room Basics There are about 600 genera and at least 10,000 species of grasses. , Fall is the Time to Get Your Garden Trees and Shrubs Ready for Winter: Here's What to Do Generally, grasses , WaterWise Gardening - The Basics Required to Create a WaterWise Garden are classified into two groups: cool season grasses , Cold Frame Greenhouse - Maximize The Natural Warmth Of The Sun and warm season grasses. , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers

1. Cool Season , A Rather Shady Affair Grasses

- Bent Grass

Bent grass , The First-Time Vegetable Gardener -- Some Pathways to Success is a native of Europe and parts of Asia which later one introduced in America. This grass , Pond Construction can withstand cool temperature, , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers has a fine texture, deep green color, , The Secret to Pruning Apple Trees thick density and said to be a resilient type of a grass. , Trees It forms a dense mat by creeping stolons and has a shallow root , Storage Sheds system with slender leaves. They are considered the most beautiful , Trees and luxury grasses , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan of the cool season grasses. , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers

Other types of Bent grasses:

"¢ Colonial - this variety is the tallest of the bents with very fine texture and the density associated with bent grasses. , The Perfect Yellow Roses for Your Home or Garden It is the strongest of the bents in resistance to wear and climates , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love that extend into the transitional area.

"¢ Creeping - it is used most commonly on golf putting greens , The Cottage Garden because of the thickness and mowing qualities. This type of bent grass , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I is used extensively in golf courses, lawns, , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan athletic fields for their creeping, beautiful , Pond Construction tinge, dense growth and short mowing capabilities.

"¢ Velvet - velvet bent grass , Hibiscus - Tropical Beauty is one of the oldest types of grass , September Gardening Tips used for lawns , Cold Frame Greenhouse - Maximize The Natural Warmth Of The Sun and golf courses in Europe. It has the finest texture of all the bents although it does not grow , Planning Your Garden from Scratch - the Planting best in transition area and is used mainly in areas with cool temperatures, , Garden Ponds moist and fertile soils. , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers It grows , Sculpture Can Bring Life to Your Garden similarly like that of the colonial version only shorter. Its coloration is rather lighter than the colonial and creeping varieties.

- Ryegrass

This is primarily used during the winter , Mulch Your Spring Bulbs In The Fall For A Beautiful Spring Display cover on farmlands and gardens , History of the Adirondack Chair to facilitate nitrogen and minimize erosion.

- Bluegrass

This type of grass , Care of Dendrobium Orchids has rich looking lawns , The Secret to Pruning Apple Trees and is by far the most popular for its fine texture.

- Fescue

Other types of fescue grass , Compost Tea Tea Time For Your Garden include Fine Fescue, Red Fescue and Tall Fescue. This grass , Vegetable Garden Ideas type grows , The Hosta A Shade Loving Perennial best in shady areas and sometimes they can also be used in warm season , Teak Furniture - A Cut Above The Rest areas.

2. Warm Season , Compost Tea Tea Time For Your Garden Grasses

- Bermuda Grass

This grass , Garden Ponds type is one of the most sun , The Truth About Mosquitos and Water Gardens loving warm season , September Gardening Tips lawn and pasture grasses. , Garden Ponds It is considered the "South Grass"; they grow , 6 Factors that Directly Decide the Landscaping Design of a Home Garden in tropical, , Garden Ponds sub-tropical and the transition zones. Bermuda grasses , Care of Dendrobium Orchids can be easily planted from grass , The Cottage Garden seed and gives a good "medium plus" turf grass , Planning Your Garden from Scratch - the Planting lawn in Southern areas. Bermuda grasses , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers adapt well to low mowing heights and is wearable. It is used for fairways, tees, and greens. , 6 Factors that Directly Decide the Landscaping Design of a Home Garden Bermuda requires a moderate amount of lawn grass , Organic Hydroponics - Simplified care, mowing and maintenance.

- Buffalo Grass

Buffalo grass , Cold Frame Greenhouse - Maximize The Natural Warmth Of The Sun is considered the lowest maintenance type of grass , WaterWise Gardening - The Basics Required to Create a WaterWise Garden and one of the few grasses , The First-Time Vegetable Gardener -- Some Pathways to Success that stops to grow , History of the Adirondack Chair after reaching a low height of around 6 inches. This type of grass , Sculpture Can Bring Life to Your Garden is suited for conditions of drought, , Home and Garden Decor Needs strong heat, , Storage Sheds high winds, and cool winters. , Fall is the Time to Get Your Garden Trees and Shrubs Ready for : Here's What to Do It can grow , The Secret to Pruning Apple Trees well in loam and clay soil , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan but not much in sandy soils. , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan One of its characteristics is a broad area adaptation which allows buffalo grass , History of the Adirondack Chair to excel in turf grass , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan quality aver a wide range of climates , Home and Garden Decor Needs and locations. , Wild Flower Garden - Yours to Design and Plan

- Zoysia Grass

It is also called "Japanese lawn , Let The Season Come Alive: Enjoy The Outdoors With Great Patio Furniture For Your Home grass" (Zoysia japonica) or "Korean lawn , Step by Step Pruning for New Gardeners - Part I grass". It is extremely drought , Compost Tea Tea Time For Your Garden tolerant that has the capacity to respond to frequent irrigation or rainfall.

- Bahia Grass

Bahia grasses , History of the Adirondack Chair are resistant to drought, , Compost Tea Tea Time For Your Garden insect attacks and disease. , WaterWise Gardening - The Basics Required to Create a WaterWise Garden It's a medium maintenance grass. , Professional Lawn Watering Techniques - Wireless Sensors for Lawns in Drought Areas A Bahia grass , Are You New To Organic Gardening has a coarse blade which grows , The Perfect Yellow Roses for Your Home or Garden well in lawns , Pond Construction and along highways.

- Centipede

This grass , The Garden in Winter type grows , Safe Pest Control Tips well in full sunlight but is moderately shade tolerant. They thrive more on moderately acid soils , Vegetable Garden Ideas (pH 5 to 6). Centipede grass , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love is ideal for those homeowners who want an attractive lawn , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love that requires little care.

Homes are made to cradle comfort and calmness; it is the green , A Rather Shady Affair pastures that create the fresh look. Grasses , September Gardening Tips are ground covers that make a dull land area fairly attractive. Depending on the grass , Garden Ponds that is used, it can affect a game of golf. Grasses , Care of Dendrobium Orchids can help with erosion and provide an attractive turf at the same time.
Khieng 'Ken' Chho is author and owner of Growing , Roses and Juniper Rock Gardens Greener Grasses. , Development Stages Of Electric Lawnmowers For related articles, visit Ken's website: http://grasses.wicwoc.com

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