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When Should I Plant Brome Grass Seed?. Bromegrass is  a long-stemmed grass used most often in commercial situations. Since bromegrass is a long-stemmed grass rather than turf (lawn) grass, it is most commonly dried, bundled and used as hay for horses and other livestock. Bromegrass takes some specific care during planting and growing.

When Should I Plant Brome Grass Seed?

When Should I Plant Brome Grass Seed?. Bromegrass is a long-stemmed grass used most often in commercial situations. Since bromegrass is a long-stemmed grass rather than turf (lawn) grass, it is most commonly dried, bundled and used as hay for horses and other livestock. Bromegrass takes some specific care during planting and growing.

The Best Ways to Plant Grass. There are three ways to plant grass: with seeds, sod or plugs. Seed lawns in late summer, early fall or in April or May. Soil needs to be warm when seeded. Seeding will take more time to grow a lawn. Sod is more expensive than seed, but will create an instant lawn.  Sod can be put down at any time. Plugs are usually...

The Best Ways to Plant Grass

The Best Ways to Plant Grass. There are three ways to plant grass: with seeds, sod or plugs. Seed lawns in late summer, early fall or in April or May. Soil needs to be warm when seeded. Seeding will take more time to grow a lawn. Sod is more expensive than seed, but will create an instant lawn. Sod can be put down at any time. Plugs are usually...

How Do I Take Care of St. Augustine Grass in the Winter?. St. Augustine grass, scientifically known as stenotaphrum secundatum, is a popular, warm-weather grass. Found in California and the southeastern coastal line of the United States, the hardy St. Augustine grass provides a rich green color and thick coverage. Designed for warm weather, winter...

How Do I Take Care of St. Augustine Grass in the Winter?

How Do I Take Care of St. Augustine Grass in the Winter?. St. Augustine grass, scientifically known as stenotaphrum secundatum, is a popular, warm-weather grass. Found in California and the southeastern coastal line of the United States, the hardy St. Augustine grass provides a rich green color and thick coverage. Designed for warm weather, winter...

How Do I Fill in a Gap in My New Sod?. New sod is usually cut into rectangles to make transportation and installation easier. After the area is prepped, the rectangles of sod are set down, each piece tightly butted up against the surrounding pieces. Often the installers leave gaps in the sod, sometimes intentionally in order to maintain a neater...

How Do I Fill in a Gap in My New Sod?

How Do I Fill in a Gap in My New Sod?. New sod is usually cut into rectangles to make transportation and installation easier. After the area is prepped, the rectangles of sod are set down, each piece tightly butted up against the surrounding pieces. Often the installers leave gaps in the sod, sometimes intentionally in order to maintain a neater...

When to Plant Centipede Grass. Centipede grass, originally a native of southeast Asia, is a low-maintenance grass ideally suited to warm and temperate climates. Although this grass is not easily susceptible to disease, it may require a little extra work when planted outside of its ideal conditions of acidic and sandy soil in warm or temperate...

When to Plant Centipede Grass

When to Plant Centipede Grass. Centipede grass, originally a native of southeast Asia, is a low-maintenance grass ideally suited to warm and temperate climates. Although this grass is not easily susceptible to disease, it may require a little extra work when planted outside of its ideal conditions of acidic and sandy soil in warm or temperate...

Can I Plant Grass in Rocky Soil?. Usually rocky soil is found near or on top of high mountain ranges such as the Adirondacks or the Rockies. Mountains and foothills are supported by rock formations that run under the soil; since rocks weather over the years, there will often be a layer of soil above the rock in which grass can be planted.  Planting...

Can I Plant Grass in Rocky Soil?

Can I Plant Grass in Rocky Soil?. Usually rocky soil is found near or on top of high mountain ranges such as the Adirondacks or the Rockies. Mountains and foothills are supported by rock formations that run under the soil; since rocks weather over the years, there will often be a layer of soil above the rock in which grass can be planted. Planting...

Should I Keep the Root of Wheatgrass?. At first sight the blades of wheatgrass look just like regular lawn grass. However, wheatgrass has many superior health benefits. Wheatgrass is grown from the wheat berry. It is a whole kernel of what grain and it has a far more abundant nutritional content as compared to other grasses. Wheatgrass is harvested...

Should I Keep the Root of Wheatgrass?

Should I Keep the Root of Wheatgrass?. At first sight the blades of wheatgrass look just like regular lawn grass. However, wheatgrass has many superior health benefits. Wheatgrass is grown from the wheat berry. It is a whole kernel of what grain and it has a far more abundant nutritional content as compared to other grasses. Wheatgrass is harvested...

When to Plant Bahia Grass Seed. Bahia grass is a low-maintenance grass that thrives in Florida and the coastal South. Originally used as a pasture grass, it is now a popular choice as a lawn grass in places where soil quality is poor. Not only can bahia grass survive on sandy and infertile soil,  it can withstand drought, heat and heavy rains as...

When to Plant Bahia Grass Seed

When to Plant Bahia Grass Seed. Bahia grass is a low-maintenance grass that thrives in Florida and the coastal South. Originally used as a pasture grass, it is now a popular choice as a lawn grass in places where soil quality is poor. Not only can bahia grass survive on sandy and infertile soil, it can withstand drought, heat and heavy rains as...

Pampas Grass Care & Maintenance. Pampas grass is an attractive and hardy ornamental grass which is nearly trouble-free once well established. It grows in clumps which grow 8 to 10 feet high and wide. Its most distinctive feature is the silver-white to pinkish feathery plumes which appear in the summer and last until autumn. These plumes are popular...

Pampas Grass Care & Maintenance

Pampas Grass Care & Maintenance. Pampas grass is an attractive and hardy ornamental grass which is nearly trouble-free once well established. It grows in clumps which grow 8 to 10 feet high and wide. Its most distinctive feature is the silver-white to pinkish feathery plumes which appear in the summer and last until autumn. These plumes are popular...

Care of Pink Muhly Grass. Over its growing season, pink muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) transforms from a nondescript clump of greenery into an ethereal, pink masterpiece. The foliage doesn’t actually turn pink, but the plant gets its color from the fluffy flowers that are borne on its stems. In U.S. Department of Agriculture plant...

Care of Pink Muhly Grass

Care of Pink Muhly Grass. Over its growing season, pink muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) transforms from a nondescript clump of greenery into an ethereal, pink masterpiece. The foliage doesn’t actually turn pink, but the plant gets its color from the fluffy flowers that are borne on its stems. In U.S. Department of Agriculture plant...

The Best Time for Planting Grass Seed. The first step to sowing grass seed is determining the best time to plant grass. Although grass seed can be planted in the spring with good results, most gardening experts recommend planting it in early fall, before the first frost. The season, however, is not the only factor that should determine when to...

The Best Time for Planting Grass Seed

The Best Time for Planting Grass Seed. The first step to sowing grass seed is determining the best time to plant grass. Although grass seed can be planted in the spring with good results, most gardening experts recommend planting it in early fall, before the first frost. The season, however, is not the only factor that should determine when to...

Grub Control Standard Procedures. Grubs live under your grass and feed on the roots, causing your lawn to have those nasty brown spots. If dead grass is not bad enough, the grubs attract other animals like moles and mice that eat the grubs. These animals may kill your flowers and other plants as they dig around for the grubs. This chain reaction is...

Grub Control Standard Procedures

Grub Control Standard Procedures. Grubs live under your grass and feed on the roots, causing your lawn to have those nasty brown spots. If dead grass is not bad enough, the grubs attract other animals like moles and mice that eat the grubs. These animals may kill your flowers and other plants as they dig around for the grubs. This chain reaction is...

Tips on Sowing Grass Seed. As with many tasks, success is found in the preparation; this holds true when sowing grass seed. A well-prepared seed bed, thorough seed sowing and devoted watering and maintenance through germination and the establishment phases will ensure a lush, green and long-lasting lawn.

Tips on Sowing Grass Seed

Tips on Sowing Grass Seed. As with many tasks, success is found in the preparation; this holds true when sowing grass seed. A well-prepared seed bed, thorough seed sowing and devoted watering and maintenance through germination and the establishment phases will ensure a lush, green and long-lasting lawn.

Water new grass seed at least once per day so that the soil stays evenly moist to a depth of 1 to 2 inches, for the first 30 after sowing.

How Often Should You Water New Grass Seed?

Water new grass seed at least once per day so that the soil stays evenly moist to a depth of 1 to 2 inches, for the first 30 after sowing.

The Best Grass Seed for Middle Tennessee. Tennessee falls into what the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines as a transition zone in terms of its grass hardiness. This means both warm- and cold-season grasses can grow in the state. Warm-season grasses are recommended for the lower elevations in the middle part of the state, while the cool-season...

The Best Grass Seed for Middle Tennessee

The Best Grass Seed for Middle Tennessee. Tennessee falls into what the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines as a transition zone in terms of its grass hardiness. This means both warm- and cold-season grasses can grow in the state. Warm-season grasses are recommended for the lower elevations in the middle part of the state, while the cool-season...

For turf grasses, Virginia can be the worst of both worlds. The state's climate is too warm for many grass species and too cold for others.

The Best Grass Seed for Virginia

For turf grasses, Virginia can be the worst of both worlds. The state's climate is too warm for many grass species and too cold for others.