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Will dead turf grass grow back?

Lawn grass can be dormant or completely dead and it can often be difficult to determine which is the case. Once your grass is completely dead there is no Frankensteining it back to life but there are steps you can take to restore your garden lawn back to its once green glory.

Determine if your grass is dead or just sleeping

The first step is to determine if your grass is actually dead. An easy way to do this is to grab a handful of the brown grass and pull; if it comes out without any resistance your grass is dead.

How to regrow dead lawn

If your grass is dead there is no way to bring it back to life, so you'll have to regrow your lawn instead. You can do this by either reseeding it or replacing it completely with a new roll of turf.

What if my turf is just dormant?

If your whole lawn is the same brown colour this could be a sign that it is just dormant rather than dead. Dormancy is a natural protective mechanism that allows your grass to withstand more extreme weather conditions. In other words: your grass will become lush and green again once it's ideal temperature conditions return.

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