Can I Use Paint To Make My Bermuda Lawn Green In Winter?

Q: Can I use paint to make my bermuda lawn green in winter? 

A: It is possible…as long as you don’t set your expectations too high. There are several kinds of products used to color turf, including paints, pigments and dyes. Each one can change brown grass into some shade of green but the color will not look like the green turf of a summertime bermuda lawn. Depending on the product, the color could be light green, olive green, or blue-green. Patches of weeds will not show color the same as grass blades. Application can be done with a garden sprayer but you have to be careful to spray the colorant evenly and not get it on your sidewalk or other nearby surfaces. In my view, painting your winter lawn is not worth the trouble.