Shade & Sun Grass Seed

From: £23.99 inc. Vat

  • Grass seed for shaded areas
  • Grows in sun & shady spots
  • Wet & drought tolerant
  • Fine leaved grasses
  • Grows along fences, near trees and shrubs
A versatile Grass Seed for Shaded Areas that contains a blend of fine leaved grasses which are perfect for both sun and shaded areas.

You can plant it near trees, shrubs, and fences without having to worry about it struggling in the shadows and is specially formulated to be wet and drought tolerant.

DEFRA Certified for high germination
20% Dwarf Perennial Ryegrass
40% Strong Creeping Red Fescue
13% Slender Creeping Red Fescue
2% Wood Meadow Grass
5% Smooth Stalked Meadow Grass
15% Hard Fescue
5% Browntop Bent

shade grass seed 5kg
Shade & Sun Grass Seed From: £23.99 inc. Vat
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Customer Reviews

Based on 38 reviews
Paul D.
Excellent service, excellent seed

Sowed in mid September we’ve gone from a disastrous lawn to the envy of the street, in only 7 weeks.
It’s already been cut twice and needs another when it stops raining.

Highly recommend!

Mark E.
Grass seed

Great communication with Matt on deciding what seed to get. Arrived in a couple of days and my lawn looks fabulous. Will continue using all Matts products in the future.

Callum J.
Can see the difference

I’ve attached the picture of the original grass, then after doing some levelling work and putting seed down day 1, then picture after first cut last week. Can see the difference!

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Grass Seed for Shaded Areas

Shade Tolerant Grasses

Get a green lawn in almost any conditions – our shade grass seeds helps your lawn thrive in areas with shade that often struggle to grow and die back over the winter.

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Grows in Sun & Shade

Growing grass in shady spots can be hard work and you often have mixed conditions like sun and shade.

This mix contains shade tolerant grasses that also thrive in sunny areas, so you only need to buy one grass seed mix to cover the whole garden.


Grass for damp areas

This professional quality grass seed is easy to grow and thrives in a range of conditions where other grasses will not survive.

It is very resistant to drought and can tolerate better than most seeds damp/wet areas.

Ready. Steady. Grow!

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Government inspected for high germination rates.

Works on Any Lawn

Suitable for overseeding or patch repair

shade grass seed 5kg

Long Lasting

Can be stored dry for several seasons.

Fast & Free Delivery

Free next working day delivery (most postcodes)

How to Grow Grass Seed​

1) If required kill all weeds. For mossy lawns use a moss killer. Ideally do this 3-4 weeks before seeding

When the weeds are dead, cut your lawn short and rake out all the debris, moss and thatch.

Apply Seed Start fertiliser first
Apply the seed at 20-35g per square meter (use a higher rate up to 70g if sowing a new lawn)
If possible lightly covering with weed free compost or topsoil will help protect the seeds

Tread or roll the seeds into the soil
If you don’t have a roller use your feet to lightly tread the seed into the soil

TIP : If you have a lawnmower with a rear roller this can be used (turned off) to roll over the seeds.
Make sure its dry so they don’t stick to the roller

Keep moist by light watering during the first weeks of germination.

Depending on the weather this can be 1-3 times a day for a few minutes

Cut the grass when it starts to curl over itself under it’s own weight

After your first cuts apply

In Spring/Summer – Dark Green Lawn
In Autumn – Dark Green Autumn
In Winter – Dark Green Winter

To thicken up the whole area for a long lasting feed

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