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When to Aerate Centipede Grass

Aerating Centipede lawns in Atlanta, GA.?

  • Core aerate Centipede lawns when they are actively growing
  • Green is the key to core aerating Centipede grass. Wait till it greens up

When are Centipede lawns actively growing?

  • Generally Centipede grass is actively growing from May to September
  • If we have a warm spring you can core aerate Centipede in April
  • As the weather cools Centipede and other warm season grass starts going into dormancy

What's the difference between Centipede & Fescue

  • Centipede is a warm season grass & Fescue is a cool season grass
  • Centipede grass is brown / dormant in the winter whereas Fescue grass is Green
  • Fescue lawns need to be cut 3 inches or taller whereas Centipede lawns do well at a height of 2 to 2.5 inches
  • Centipede grass spreads quickly with runners whereas Fescue does not spread
  • Fescue needs fertilizing regularly but Centipede can easily be killed by fertilizer or weed control applications

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