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Premium Sunny Lawn Mix:

(4-5#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
An elite lawn mix that is rich in color and has disease resistant varieties that tolerate traffic. It is geared for a higher maintenance manager who implements a fertilizer and irrigation program.

25% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
20% Fielder Kentucky Bluegrass
30% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass

Sunny Lawn Mix:

(5#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
This mix is formulated to create a beautiful turf, and help eliminate problems in areas that are exposed to intense sunlight. Our most popular mix.

30% Camas Kentucky
30% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
20% Boreal Creeping Red Fescue
20% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass

Sun & Shade Lawn Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
A most versatile product, this durable turf can flourish in a wide range of soil types as well as in both sunny and shady areas. The name helps users who are unsure of their needs.

20% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass
20% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
40% Boreal Creeping Red Fescue
20% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass

Shady Lawn Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
This mixture is designed to provide an attractive turf in areas where minimal sunlight exposure creates problems.

40% Boreal Creeping Red Fescue
15% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
10% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass
20% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass
15% Longfellow 3 Chewings Fescue

High Traffic Lawn Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
An excellent choice for practice fields and high traffic areas. Great for over-seeding. Formulated for lower maintenance areas. Varieties chosen for consistent color, density and durability.

25% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass
50% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass

Landscaper Lawn Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
A general purpose lawn mixture that is designed to establish rapidly and fill in with a desirable healthy turf.

15% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass
15% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
30% Boreal Creeping Red Fescue
30% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass
10% Intermediate Ryegrass

City & Parks Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
An upscale universal mix that fits many needs of areas maintained.

30% Action Kentucky Bluegrass
30% Fielder Kentucky Bluegrass
15% Shoreline Slender Fescue
15% Chantilly Creeping Red Fescue
10% Top Gun II Perennial Ryegrass

Athletic II Turf Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
Has early spring green-up and excellent fall color retention. A great choice for superior quality and long term durability. Is formulated to provide a durable, high quality turf for athletic fields.

25% Fielder Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Rockstar Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Top Gun II Perennial Ryegrass
25% Caddieshack II Perennial Ryegrass

Super Athletic II Turf Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
Very similar to Athletic II, but the added bonus of improved perennial ryegrass. Double time PRG establishes quicker and SR 4650 PRG has spreading root characteristics.

25% Fielder Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Rockstar Kentucky Bluegrass
25% CSI Perennial Ryegrass
25% Double Time Perennial Ryegrass

Country LM Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
A rugged mix that works well in low maintenance areas. No need for extra fertilizer applications and tough enough to handle drought and traffic.

40% Fairway Crested Wheatgrass
20% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass
40% Kentucky Bluegrass

No Mow Mix:

(6-8#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
This blend is slow growing and requires little water and fertilizer. When left unmowed it can reach a height of 8-12″. Great for slopes and hard to maintain areas. Very shade tolerant.

25% Chewings Fescue
25% Hard Fescue
25% Sheeps Fescue
25% Creeping Red Fescue

Salt Buster Lawn Mix:

(6-8#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
Maintain beautiful green turf even in high saline soils and where effluent water is present. Designed for areas of the region where water and soil quality continue to be an issue.

30% Kentucky Bluegrass
25% Slender Creeping Red Fescue
25% Fairway Crested Wheatgrass
20% Alkali Grass

Ditch & Dike Turf Mix:

(50-100#/Acre) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
A diverse mix designed to curb erosion. Establishes and thrives in sloped conditions. Deep rooted plants with longevity. Can be mowed or left alone.

40% Kentucky Bluegrass
20% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass
15% Brome
10% Sheeps Fescue
5% Switchgrass
5% Slender Wheatgrass
5% Timothy

Runway Mix:

(5-6#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
Take off and land on this durable sod forming mix. Designed for air strips and other grass pathways.

34% Fairway Crested Wheatgrass
33% Fine-Leaf Perennial Ryegrass
33% Kentucky Bluegrass

Tough TF Turf:

(8-10#/1,000 sq. ft.) Seeding Depth: 1/4″
A tall fescue based turf mix which is very wear tolerant and has good drought tolerance. Dark green dense turf. May require over seeding.

90% Elite Turf Type Tall Fescue
10% Kentucky Bluegrass

Premium Golf Mixes

Fairway Mix #1, 90/10:

RATE: 3 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 1/2″

AWARD / RHYTHM KBG 30%
SOMBRERO / ARAMINTHA KBG 30%
DIVA / RHAPSODY KBG 30%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 10%

Fairway Mix #1, 80/20:

RATE: 3.5 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT
HEIGHT OF CUT: 1/2″

AWARD / RHYTHM KBG 30%
SOMBRERO / ARAMINTHA KBG 25%
DIVA / RHAPSODY KBG 25%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 20%

Fairway Mix #1, 70/30:

RATE: 4 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 1/2″

AWARD / RHYTHM KBG 25%
SOMBRERO / ARAMINTHA KBG 25%
DIVA / RHAPSODY KBG 20%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 30%

Low Mow Blue Mix:

RATE: 2 #’S/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 1/2″

AWARD KBG 25%
RHAPSODY KBG 25%
DIVA KBG 25%
ARAMINTHA KBG 25%

Fairway Mix #2, 90/10:

RATE: 3 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 3/4″

ROCKSTAR KBG 30%
JACKPOT KBG 30%
FIELDER KBG 30%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 10%

Fairway Mix #2, 80/20:

RATE: 3.5 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 3/4″

ROCKSTAR KBG 30%
JACKPOT KBG 25%
FIELDER KBG 25%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 20%

Fairway Mix #2, 70/30:

RATE: 4 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 3/4″

ROCKSTAR KBG 25%
JACKPOT KBG 25%
FIELDER KBG 20%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 30%

Roughs Mix:

RATE: 5/6 #’s/1,000 SQ. FT
HEIGHT OF CUT: 2 1/2″+

CHANTILLY CRF 25%
LONGFELLOW 3 CHEWINGS FESCUE 25%
ACTION KBG 25%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 25%

Tee-Box Mix, 50/50:

RATE: 5#’s/1,000 SQ. FT.
HEIGHT OF CUT: 1/2″

ARAMINTHA KBG 25%
RHAPSODY KBG 25%
CSI PRG 25%
DOUBLE TIME GLS PRG 25%

*KBG – Kentucky Bluegrass, PRG – Perennial Ryegrass, CRF – Creeping Red Fescue

Bentgrass Varieties, Available in 25# Pails or Bags

Alpha Creeping Bentgrass
T-1 Creeping Bentgrass
V8 Creeping Bentgrass
L93XD Creeping Bentgrass
Seaside II Creeping Bentgrass
Pencross Creeping Bentgrass
Dominant X-treme 7 Creeping Bentgrass
Dominant Plus Creeping Bentgrass
007 Creeping Bentgrass
Tyee Creeping Bentgrass



SEEDING A NEW LAWN:

  1. Cultivate the soil to a depth of 3-4″.
  2. Rake and lightly pack the soil to prepare a smooth, firm seed bed. Break up any lumps and remove debris.
  3. Fertilizer should be applied following manufactures’ instructions.
  4. Spread the seed uniformly. (5-6 pounds per 1,000 square feet)
  5. Lightly rake the seed into the soil to a depth of 1/4″.
  6. The soil should be kept moist with light, frequent watering until lawn is established.
  7. The new lawn should not be mowed until the grass reaches about 3-4″ tall.
  8. Mow no more than 1/3 the length of the grass blade each cutting.

OVERSEED A THIN LAWN:

  1. Mow the lawn as short as possible.
  2. Rake the lawn deeply enough to reach mineral soil. Remove clippings and thatch.
  3. Use an aerator to pull cores or open topsoil, if available.
  4. Spread seed wherever needed. (3-4 pounds per 1,000 square feet)
  5. Rake lawn again to ensure seed reaches the soil.
  6. The lawn should be fertilized, irrigated and mowed as though it were a new lawn.

A Premium Lawn

Turf Grass Species

Kentucky Bluegrass

Is the most widely used cool-season turf grass in the upper midwest. It is the most commonly used cool-season turf grass because of its ability to withstand high turf injury. It prefers to be mowed at 2-3 inches. One of the biggest advantages is its extensive rooting and rhizomatous structure. Kentucky Bluegrass thrives in full sun and partial shade. It prefers loam soil but can survive the extremes of sand or clay soils. It exhibits excellent cold tolerance in the harsh winters. Leaf texture of this species is fine to medium and provides a dark rich color.

Perennial Ryegrass

One of the world’s most widely used turf grasses. Its popularity comes from its ability to germinate in 7 to 10 days or less. This fine-bladed turf grass is preferred by many home owners because of its dark color, strong root system, fast response to fertilization, and its quick traffic recovery. A cool-season grass, Perennial Ryegrass can adapt to many different kinds of soil, including poor soils, clay, and poorly drained areas. A high level of endophytes allows this species to perform well under insect stress.

Creeping Red Fescue

A shade tolerant turf grass with a medium to dark rich color. It requires little maintenance and should be mowed at 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inches. The fine fescues are excellent choices for low maintenance sites due to their reduced water and nitrogen requirements and growth rates. They typically persist in soils that are droughty, acidic and infertile, if the soils are properly drained. Fine fescues also perform well with tree-root competition, so they can be utilized in areas where many other turf grasses have trouble growing.

Other Popular Turf Type Grasses

  • Annual Ryegrass
  • Hard Fescue
  • Chewings Fescue
  • Sheeps Fescue
  • Salty Alkaligrass
  • Buffalograss
  • Tall Fescue (Turf Type)

If you have questions or would like additional information regarding Turf and Lawn seed, please contact:
IMG_2460-editMike Kaul
Account Manager
Specialty Products
Phone: 800-731-5765
Cell: 218-779-2543
mike@rivards.com
Grand Forks, ND