How do you turn dirt into grass in Minecraft?
The easiest way to grow grass on those sad dirt blocks is to raise the light level of the area. Grass will form on top of dirt blocks at high light levels. The higher the light level, the easier the grass will form.
WHY IS MY DIRT not growing grass Minecraft?
You have to be in your world and relatively close to the chunk for it to actually load. Other than that, it meets all the criteria for grass to grow (read the “growth” section). So, your grass did not grow because you were not in your world, and the chunks with the grass blocks were not loaded.
What does grass in Minecraft need to grow?
For grass to spread, it must have a light level of 9 or brighter directly above it. Additionally, the dirt block receiving grass must have a light level of at least 4 above it and must not be covered by a block that reduces light by 2 levels or more.