Early fall is by far the ideal time to seed, not spring. In the fall,
cooler temps help keep the seed moist without water evaporating and
competition from weeds is greatly diminished. Also, the new grass has
a couple of months to grow in the fall, followed by another few months
of desirable weather in spring. This gives the grass time to get
established before hot summer weather arrives. It also allows for the
use of a std pre-emergent crabgrass control.
Spring is suitable for doing spot repairs, etc., or to establish a new
lawn if absolutely necessary, however given a choice, fall is by far
Fall is definitely the best time in the more Northern states, but the grass in
the southern states is a different type. They
usually say that the best time to plant bermuda in the south is in March and
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