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The Best Grass Seed for Patches

By Caroline West ; Updated September 21, 2017

A mixture of grass seeds provides the best coverage for a patch of lawn. The optimal proportions of Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass and fine fescue seeds will vary depending on how the turf is used, and the sun and water available for the lawn.


About the Author


Caroline West is a garden writer specializing in organic gardening, bulbs, and landscape design. When she's not tending her drought-tolerant, deer-resistant garden, she writes about gardening for online magazines and her local newspaper. West is also working toward a certificate in horticulture.