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Hydroseeding is an effective and efficient way to seed your lawn, and vegetate slopes with flowers or native plants for erosion control. Our unique and proven process combines seed, fertilizer, hydromulch, tackifier and water — all together in one simple, yet effective process to establish lawns and slope protection.


Our methods eliminate the extra step of adding top-dress to new lawns or spreading messy and unsightly straw, allowing you to save time and money. Seed establishment is faster and results if thick healthy lawns .  Even difficult-to-seed areas such as hillsides or narrow areas are easy to seed with Home Grown Gardens hydroseeding service.


Our hydroseeding solution offers many advantages over the traditional process of broadcasting or sowing dry seed. Hydroseeding promotes quick germination and inhibits soil erosion. and is also a cost-effective alternative to sod.


Home Grown Gardens brings years of expert experience to any size hydroseeding project. Our trained professionals will help to determine the best lawn installation or renovation method for your yard.


Commonly asked questions about hydroseeding include:

  • How long before I have a lawn? Hydroseeded lawns will often germinate in as little as five to seven days depending on the time of year. Most grass types will take three to four weeks to fill in. Depending on how often the lawn is watered and the type of grass seed used, it can take up to eight weeks to see strong growth.

  • What’s the best time of year to have my lawn hydroseeded? Spring and early fall months are the most conducive to establishing a new lawn, however some of the most successful lawn establishment occurs when temperatures are warm in the summer.    Warm temperatures allow fast germination if you must an efficient irrigation system. Unirrigated slopes and vegetation establishment if best in fall so early fall rains can germinate the seed.

  • Is hydroseeding better than sod? Sod offers instant lawn.  Home Grown Gardens offers these services as well.  Sod is labor intensive, and the sod is expensive.  Sod requires more extensive soil preparation as well to be successful.  The advantage is having an instant weed free lawn.  Hydroseeding may take a few weeks to fully develop — but can be 60% to 75% less expensive than sod. Once established a hydroseeded lawn looks better and will be healthier, how you take care of the lawn ultimately determine your results.

  • Can I walk on the hydroseed once it is applied? Only initials to set up irrigation.  Once germination occurs walking on the area will cause damage to germinating seed.

  • Will the green stains on my foundation and walkway go away? Yes they will, the green dye that may have splashed onto your foundation or walkways will usually fade away within a few days and can be hosed off with a garden hose.

  • Why is the green color gone from my hydroseeded lawn? The green dye that was present during the initial application will fade and disappear in a few days. The colorant has no bearing on the quality of the hydroseed or the impression that the hydroseeded lawn has washed away.


Get the colorful and luscious lawn that you have always wanted with hydroseeding.

For more information on hydroseeding services or to get a quote call the experts at Home Grown Gardens.


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