When Is Grass Seed Ready to Harvest?

Grass seed is ready to harvest when the tips of the grass seed heads start to shatter. This generally occurs 20 to 30 days after flowering.

Keywords: harvesting grass seed, propagating grass, lawn care

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.