Builders, landscapers, real estate agents, and prospective home buyers know that there’s something very special about a lush, green lawn at the front of a property to make it particularly appealing.
Achieving that lawn – quickly, effectively, and to budget – is not always easy. A quick solution is a ready-to-roll turf but rarely is it financially viable. As a tradesperson, paying for turf is an unwelcome expense. Planting lawn seed is cheaper, but many varieties will be too slow-growing to have the first impression impact of the vibrant lawn.
Enter McKays’ Builders’ Budget Blend. This is the perfect lawn seed solution for anyone looking to grow a lawn on the cheap and on the fly.
Fast-growing, low effort, great reward
The Builders’ Budget Blend is made up of Sports Turf Perennial Ryegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Chewings Fescue, Turf Type Tall Fescue, and Creeping Red Fescue, this blend is very fast germinating. The ryegrasses are one of the quickest grass varieties to germinate, meaning you can leave planting the seed to the last minute and can expect germination and green coverage in a fortnight or less.
The annual ryegrass germinates quickly and provides a visually appealing ground cover before dying off in the first big summer heat. The perennial ryegrass will establish itself as a permanent lawn and will grow back year after year. In colder parts of Australia, the perennial ryegrass will remain as a green turf all year round.
These grasses have high traffic tolerance once established, meaning they’re perfect for a family home. The lawn the builder plants isn’t decorative and delicate when you use the Builders’ Budget Blend. This lawn will withstand the wear and tear of the family who moves into the house well after the construction team has moved on.
The other joy of the Builders’ Budget Blend is the addition of the slow-release fertilizer. The fertilizer is essential in rapid and healthy lawn establishment. As it is already mixed into the lawn seed blend, it removes the hassle of having to buy and apply a separate fertilizer. Planting and fertilizing are achieved in one process.
Bulk size and budget-friendly
At $199.00 per bag, the Builders’ Budget Blend works out to be less than $10 per kilo, making it one of the cheapest lawn blends of its quality available on the market today.
The blend comes in 20kg bags – perfect for covering large areas of dirt or yard which need to be prettied up quickly. New lawns will only need 30 grams per square meter, meaning that 100 square meters will only need 3kg. For builders, tradespeople, or city councils, one bag will last multiple projects, meaning you don’t have to keep buying small amounts of seed for each project. Overseeding only requires 20 grams per square meter, so the seed can be kept and reapplied annually to give the lawn a boost after the heat of summer is over.
Builders’ Budget Blend – not just for builders
This seed mix is useful to more than just construction teams looking to make the yard of a new build look more appealing. The economic value and large bag size of the Builders’ Budget Blend make it a great choice for property owners with large spaces to cover.
Similarly, for sporting clubs or councils looking to cover nature strips or playgrounds, the blend is a great choice. The added bonus in these circumstances is that the ryegrasses are soft and pleasant to touch, making them a nice surface for these communal spaces.
For anyone who needs to cover an area with an appealing green lawn quick smart and for little cost, McKays’ Builders’ Budget Blend is the way to go. The fertilizer is already mixed in and ready to go, saving you the hassle of buying and applying it separately, and the ryegrasses will seem to germinate before your eyes. At less than $10 per kilo, the 20kg bag will last for multiple projects or overseeding.
It’s the perfect lawn for construction sites, commercial landscapes, residential developments, community spaces, or large yards in need of coverage.