Johnsons General Purpose


Johnsons Lawn Seed New Range

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General Purpose

Excellent all round mixture!


Available in 250gm, 500gm, 1.5kg and 5kg cartons, also in 10kg or 20kg bags.


Using modern Dwarf type Perennial Ryegrasses and Creeping Red Fescue, General Purpose produces a lawn of superior appearance whilst being very hardwearing.  Vigorous roots strengthen the turf and give it superior resilience and durability.


General Purpose is an excellent all-round mixture for most lawns providing a good balance between wear and tolerance, appearance and speed of establishment. Can be used for new lawns, overseeding and patching.



All bulk lawn seed is packed in polypropylene laminate bags. These bags have been specially designed and manufactured to improve durability and protect against damage in transit.


  • With Green Lawn Technology
  • 250gm Carton Covers up to 10 Square Metres
  • 500gm Carton Covers up to 20 Square Metres
  • 1.5kg Carton Covers up to 60 Square Metres
  • 5kg Box Covers up to 200 Square Metres
  • Also Available in 10KG and 20KG Bags


Green Lawn Technology

Green Lawn Technology amenity grasses are used by professional turf managers in leading sports stadia around the world. They are quick to establish, keep your lawn greener all year round and their increased roots mean they need less watering and fertiliser.



Resistance to Wear and Tear: ****

Speed of Establishment:****

Fineness of Appearance:***

Tolerance to Drought:***

Suitability for Shady Areas: **

Maintenance Required:***


Germination times:
Young grass will appear within 7-14 days under good growing conditions but will take longer if the ground is cold. For best results, sow between March and October.

Sowing a new lawn step by step guide:
1. Remove weeds, stones and rubbish before sowing. Dig to a depth of 15-22cm (6-9in). Level and firm seed bed by raking then treading or light rolling.
2. If possible, leave seed bed for a few weeks and then destroy any weeds.
3. Moisten the ground, mix the seed and then scatter evenly. Sow the seed at a rate of 35g per sq. metre (1 ¼ ozs per sq yard) half from left to right, then half from top to bottom for each section. Rake lightly and firm in seed by treading or light rolling.
4. In case of dry weather use a fine spray to keep seed bed constantly moist.

Overseeding an existing lawn step by step guide:
1. Mow the lawn short then using a spring tine rake or scarifier remove the layers of dead grass or thatch. If possible, spike lawn with a hollow tine fork and brush in some topsoil to relieve any compacted areas.
2. Moisten the ground, mix the seed and then sow the seed at a rate of 25g per sq. metre (¾ ozs per sq yard), scattering evenly. Alternatively, the seed can be mixed with some topsoil and sown by hand to aid distribution and moisture retention.
3. Firm in the seed by treading or light rolling. In case of dry weather use a fine spray to keep seed bed constantly moist.
4. Ideally do not mow existing grass until new grass is growing. If a mow is necessary, raise the cutting height.

Additional information

Weight N/A

250g – 10sqm, 500g – 20sqm, 1.5kg – 60sqm, 5kg – 200sqm, 10kg – 400sqm, 20kg – 800sqm


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