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Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix Review

If you are enthusiastic about lawn care, then maintaining a healthy and thriving lawn is essential for improving the quality of your soil, as well for enhancing its overall appearance. For many homeowners, the beauty of the fall season is belied by the host of lawn care-related issues it brings. The fight against brown and dying grass can seem impossible when the grass begins dying off as cool weather starts to move in. Whether you are reseeding bare patches of lawn or are planting a new lawn altogether, finding the perfect type of grass seed will assist you in maintaining the health and beauty of your lawn well into late fall.

This is where Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix can step in to be of assistance. This unique grass seed mixture specifically formulated for success with fall seeding. It can be used on newly established or existing lawns, and each type of seed used in this mixture was selected specifically for its ability to repair damage from the summer and provides a thicker, attractive, and greener lawn.

Read on to find out more about what this popular grass seed mixture has to offer!


  • This grass seed mixture includes several different types of grass seed, including multiple fescues.
  • Seeds will begin to germinate within 7 to 14 days of being planted.
  • This seed mixture will grow well in both full sun and light shade conditions.


  • The seeds are able to grow with minimal soil preparation.
  • The grass seed is formulated to work with many different types of soil.


The Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix is a relative newcomer to the brand’s product lawn. According to the manufacturer’s website, this mixture consists of:

  • 25% Dakota Tall Fescue
  • 25% Taos Tall Fescue
  • 20% Frontier Perennial Ryegrass
  • 10% Madison Kentucky Bluegrass
  • 10% Eugene Creeping Red Fescue
  • 10% Hood Chewings Fescue
  • 2% Inert Matter

The Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix is an ideal choice if you want to start a new small to medium sized lawn or if you are looking to cover brown, bare patches on your existing lawn. Each seed included in this mixture was selected for its ability to repair damage to lawns caused by hot summer weather or ravaged by insects. All of the seed contained in this mixture has been chemically treated to be more resistant to insect damage and disease; however, it is still pet-friendly.

Per the manufacturer’s instructions, the Fall Magic Seed Mix will perform best when it is seeded during the late summer or early fall. The creeping red fescue, bluegrass, and ryegrass seeds included will grow well in a variety of different soil conditions. To obtain the quickest germination rates, and for the best results, the seed should ideally be planted in soil that has a pH level of 6.5 to 6.8. Seeds can be planted in full sun or light shade. The seeds are drought resistant, and once matured, they can preserve moisture as needed; however, the manufacturer’s watering instructions should be carefully followed.

A 3-pound bag of Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix will cover roughly 1,500 square feet of new lawn, but the seed is also available in 7 pound and 25-pound bag options if more seed is required. The affordable price of this grass seed has won praise from buyers.

Reviews for the Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix are split evenly down the middle. At the time of this writing, 50% of buyers have rated it 5 stars, while the other 50% have given it a 1-star rating. For some users, the seed just failed to germinate on their lawns. Others felt as though they had to purchase more seed than expected to obtain the results they desired.


Although user reviews for Jonathan Green Fall Magic Grass Seed Mix are fairly evenly divided, it is worth noting that Jonathan Green does offer a satisfaction guarantee on this grass seed. If you are unhappy with the results, you can contact the manufacturer to discuss a refund. If you have used this grass seed before on your own lawn, drop us a line in the comments section below and let us know what your personal experiences are.

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Matt Hagens

Hi, I'm Matt the owner of Yard Care Gurus. I love to be outside working on my lawn, planning my next project. I created this website to help people like you find the best products for yard care and great advice. Thanks for stopping by!

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