We gave up. Stopped watering. The grass seed didn't seem to take. Birds came and ate the seed. So my husband put some different grass seed mixed with mulch in the backyard. But wait. We quit too soon. The first batch is coming up fine. Just because you can't see any progress doesn't mean there isn't any.
Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains. James 5:7 ESV