B & B Ruff & Tuff

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Contains: 23% each of Quest, Pixie and Inferno Turf Type Tall Fescue, 15% Camas Kentucky Bluegrass - 15% Accent Perennial Ryegrass


  • Formulated for the toughest conditions
  • Good sun and/or partial shade performance
  • Does well in varying soil types
  • Good disease resistance
  • Good low maintenance qualities

Seeding Information

Seeding Rates: New Seeding: 6 Lbs per 1,000 Sq. Ft.

Over-seeding: 3 Lbs per 1,000 Sq. Ft.

Over-seeding High Use Areas: 8 Lbs per 1,000 Sq. Ft. at weekly/monthly intervals as needed

Seeding Dates: March – May, August – October Dormant Seeding: December – March

Germination Times: Per. Rye – 4-7 Days Tall Fescue – 7-10 Days Bluegrasses – 10-21 Days


This quality all-purpose mixture can be used in all types of applications. Ruff and Tuff Mixture adapts very well to sun and/or partial shade conditions with excellent adaption to all types of soils and climatic conditions. Ruff and Tuff Mixture is formulated to stand up to heavy foot traffic and the wear and tear of repeated use.


  • Home Lawns
  • Commons Areas
  • Athletic Fields
  • Acreages and perimeter areas
  • Fairgrounds




a. Seed from April 15 to June 15 or

b. August 10 to October 15

c. Dormant Seeding after November 15 will germinate the following Spring


a. Conduct one soil test per acre to determine soil additives needed

b. Ensure soil pH is between 6.0 and 7.0

c. Eliminate existing vegetation

i. Spray with non-selective herbicide

ii. Remove dead vegetation through mechanical means

d. Add recommended soil amendments, pH adjustment materials, and fertilizer

e. Till Soil to a 4-6 inch depth

f. Remove rocks and debris larger than one inch diameter

g. Pulverize and lightly roll soil

h. Apply 1 lb phosphorous (P) (2.27 lbs P2O5) / 1000 ft2 to soil surface


a. Seeding method is based on slope and soil at site

b. Broadcast-, drop-, slit-, or drill-seed flat areas where erosion is not a concern

i. Seed should be planted 0.125 to 0.25 inches below soil surface

ii. Plant two directions putting ½ of seed down each direction

iii. Gently roll or rake seeded area to ensure good soil-to-seed contact

c. Hydro-seed steep slopes where erosion is a concern

i. When hydro-seeding, broadcast ½ of the seed before hydro-seed mixture is applied and place ½ of the seed in hydro-seed mixture


a. Water to field capacity immediately after seeding

b. The first three weeks after seeding. keep top 1.5 inches of soil moist*

c. Weeks four through six after seeding, water 3-4 times per week

d. After six weeks water when grass begins to show draught stress

*Number of times to water per day depends on temperature, humidity, wind, and rainfall


a. Fertilize seeded area with 0.5 lbs nitrogen (N) / 1000 ft2 1, 2, and 3 months after initial seeding, then begin a regular fertilizer schedule

b. Mow when grass is one inch longer than desired grass height but do not remove more than 1/3 of grass blade (i.e. mow when grass is 4 inches tall if desired height is 3 inches)