STEADFAST: Shade

STEADFAST: Shade

 Grows in areas with dappled, non-permanent shade
Blends well with SUPERSTAR: Back Lawn
Contains shade tolerant species

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Incl. VAT: £17.50
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Incl. VAT: £17.50
£17.50 Ex. VAT
Per Bag
Bulk Discount Savings

Bulk Discount Savings

There are currently extra discounts on offer for those who buy in bulk. It works out as follows:

  • 100kg to 199.99kg – 5%
  • 200kg to 349.99kg – 7.5%
  • 350kg to 499.99kg – 10%
  • 500kg+ - Please use our Bulk Order service

COVID-19 ORDER PROCESSING DELIVERY

We are experiencing a much higher demand, we have plenty of stock and our courier is still operating, you will notice extended fulfilment times for both the express and standard services. Please allow 1-2 extra days.

DELIVERY NOTES

• Next Day Delivery - We have renamed our Next Day service to Express, allowing extra days for delivery.

• Saturday Delivery - We have removed Saturday deliveries for the time being.

How much do I need?

Find out how much to order using our simple surface area calculator, it will tell you how many KG's of seed to order so you do not order too much or too little.

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Please enter details about the area you require seed for and our seed calculator will then tell you how many kilograms you require based on the size of your area.

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Product Description

Product Description

Have you got a slightly shady area in your lawn caused by trees or fences where grass just won’t seem to grow? Our STEADFAST: Shade is a specific mix of shade tolerant grass species that creates a wear-and-tear tolerant, shade resistant lawn. When mixed with our SUPERSTAR: Back Lawn mix, you can tackle your shade issue head on and achieve a vibrantly green and long-lasting lawn.

If your lawn suffers from permanent shade, our STEADFAST: Ultra Shade mix will be superior solution.

Mixture Breakdown

Perennial Ryegrass 20%
Strong Creeping Red Fescue 45%
Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass 10%
Chewing Fescue 15%
Hard Fescue 10%

Usage Guide

How to Use this Product

Overseeding an existing lawn

Remove any dead grass, weeds or moss by scarifying / raking the area
Rake the area enough so that the soil is loose
Sow the seed at our recommended rate of 35g per m2, by using a seed spreader or your hand
Rake the seed in after sowing so that the seed is in amongst the soil
Firm down by foot or by using a roller to improve seed to soil contact
Lightly rake the area to cover the seed and water well

Sowing a new lawn

Dig the soil over to a depth of 20-25cm
Remove weeds by hand or use a weed killer
Add top soil if you believe the soil to be poor quality
Rake the area to get a level seedbed
Sow the seed at our recommended rate of 50g per m2, by using a seed spreader or your hand
Rake the seed in after sowing so that the seed is in amongst the soil
Firm down by foot or by using a roller to improve seed to soil contact

Recommended Usage

Recommended Mowing Height 20 - 40mm
Sowing Rate (New Lawn) 50 grams per m2
Sowing Rate (Overseeding Existing Lawn) 35 grams per m2

Aftercare

Aftercare

Continue to water your lawn deeply and daily for the next six weeks, avoiding when it is raining
Your lawn will take up to 6 weeks to fully establish
Once there is an even coverage throughout the lawn and grass blades are hitting heights of 5-7cm, your lawn is ready for its first mow.
To keep your lawn healthy and weed free, remember to regularly fertilise

Questions & Answers

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Hi .. I need to over seed my lawn - the lawns are surrounded by trees and fences - which seed would you recommend and how much seed would I need for 350m2?
Many thanks
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I have a north face downward sloping garden tat gets some sunlight but nothing intensive as house cast a shadow etc. Just got the shade seed but will this also fro in the sunlight?

Cheers

Richard
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hi can you recommend a grass seed for damp shaded areas
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Hello, we have a south-east facing rear garden with some tree cover. The lawn receives sun until approximately midday when trees then cause shade. Which seen would you recommend to patch bare areas on this lawn? Thanks and regards Tim
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Hello! Is it okay to sow in September?
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Hi, need about 70m2 but half the lawn is shade and the other not so much (i.e. gets some sun) would you sow the steadfast shade over the whole lot? thanks jon
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What is the germination time for the steadfast shade seed if the conditions are right.

Thanks
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I over seeded lawn approx 12 days ago with the shade seed, I know germination takes around 4 weeks however I’m worried about the intermittent weather changes. We are getting sustained periods of sunshine then heavy rain showers. I would say dryer rather than wet thus far. I’m watering as much as possible but unsure if I’m doing the right thing. The seed looks to good soil contact and I have put a light top dressing on to help things along. Have you got any further advice please?
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Hi. At what date does the shady grass grow. How often to cut? Thanks.
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How much do I need?

Find out how much to order using our simple surface area calculator, it will tell you how many KG's of seed to order so you do not order too much or too little.

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Customer Reviews

Date Rating Customer Comment Company Comment
01-Jun-2020 Service:

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Service rating : Fast response to order,with lockdown order arrived in less than a week. Brilliant! I would recommend them and certainly use them again. Hoping I won’t have to though, waiting for seed to germinate! Giving plenty of care and attention during this very dry weather.
Product : Well...
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29-May-2020 Service:

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Service rating : Excellent as always! Fast delivery, great product.
Product : Haven’t seen the growth yet, so can’t comment
29-May-2020 Service:

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Service rating : the ordering and delivery service was excellent. The product was delivered very quickly and well packed.
Product : I ha ve not got round to using it yet
29-May-2020 Service:

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Service rating : Great service! Considering the circumstances, the seeds were delivered early!
Product : It is 2 weeks after thoroughly raking the moss out and leveling out some areas with compost, I sowed the seeds in and now I have a decent amount of new shade tolerant grass making its way...
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29-May-2020 Service:

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Service rating : Great service; excellent product and fast delivery
Product : Great service; good product and fast delivery
28-May-2020 Service:

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Service rating : Good choice of seed mixtures to suit the conditions in your garden. Fast delivery nder lock down conditions was impressive.
Product : Decent germination rates as long as you cover the seed with compost. Seed swept into drainage holes as per instructions has poor germination...
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28-May-2020 Service:

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All good considering the Covid 19
28-May-2020 Service:

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Easy ordering and fast delivery
27-May-2020 Service:

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Excellent website, very clear and concise. Order was here in 2 days and already starting to sprout. Expensive.....but it seems so far that you get what you pay for so very pleased overall.
27-May-2020 Service:

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Prompt delivery/service during pandemic,seeds are germinating

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