Choose cool season grasses like rye grass for rapid growth in the spring and fall. The best time to plant is after the heat of summer, in the fall, giving the grass a long winter to develop roots.
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A thick, lush green lawn adds value to your home, absorbs rainfall and reduces soil erosion. Plus, a lawn has a unique advantage over other plantscapes: it’s entirely walkable, able to handle foot and paw traffic without worry.
September is prime growing time for cool-season grass. Use these guidelines to set your lawn agenda for autumn.