How Long Does Grass Seed Last?

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Most bags or boxes of lawn grass seed have an expiration date stamped on them. The seed, however, is generally good for up to 10 months past this date.

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Mary Osborne has been an educational quiz writer since 2001. She is the author and illustrator of two children's books and her short stories have periodically appeared in literary journals since 1986. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Central Florida.

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