Spring Overseeding 

How to stop crabgrass when dormant seeding or over seeding in early spring.   ....read more


Uncle's Idiot Proof Lawn Care

Uncle has the lawn care program to grow the finest grass lawn. Folks wanted to know his secrets, so he wrote them down on a yellow sheet of paper. ...read more. See Uncle's lawn maintenance calendar.


Buying & Installing Sod 

What to expect when you are buying and installing sod. Uncle makes it idiot proof. Do it for yourself! ....read more on how to install sod.


The Grass Pad Story

Farming 600 acres of sod on river bottom land near Farley, Missouri.  Uncle sold his sod, seed and fertilizer from an 80 year old dairy barn with two light bulbs and one outdoor privy . ...read more about our history

Spot Seeding in Spring

Bare spots leave room for ugly weeds to invade your lawn. Spot seed to fill bare spots in spring and summer. No bare spots, mean no ugly weeds.  ...read more


What is Dormant Seeding?

Dormant seeding is a term for over seeding lawns in late fall to early spring while soil temperatures are too cold for grass seed to germinate. ...read more


The Best Lawn & Turf Grass Seed

Quality fescues, bluegrasses and perennial rye grass seed specifically selected for the midwest area fill our warehouses. University tested for quality and laboratory tested for purity and germination.  ...read more on Grass Pad grass seed varieties


Best Mole Control for Home Lawns 

Our customers have had the best success in controlling moles with Uncle's Moleminator. An artificial bait that mimics the moles natural food the earthworm. ...read more about mole control