Aerating St. Augustine lawns in Atlanta, GA.?
- Core aerate St. Augustine lawns when they are actively growing
- Green is the key to core aerating Zoysia grass. Wait till it greens up
When are St. Augustine lawns actively growing?
- Generally St. Augustine grass is actively growing from May to September
- If we have a warm spring you can core aerate St. Augustine in April
- As the weather cools St. Augustine and other warm season grass starts going into dormancy
What's the difference between St. Augustine & Fescue
- St. Augustine is a warm season grass & Fescue is a cool season grass
- St. Augustine grass is brown / dormant in the winter whereas Fescue grass is Green
- Fescue lawns need to be cut 3 inches or taller whereas St. Augustine lawns do well at a height of 2 to 2.5 inches
- St. Augustine grass spreads quickly with runners whereas Fescue does not spread
- Fescue tolerates cold weather and freezing temperatures whereas St. Augustine can be killed by prolonged freezing weather
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