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Best Lawn Care Schedule is Counterintuitive

Best Lawn Care Schedule is Counterintuitive

Much of gardening is intuitive. Not so with lawn care. Plants grow in the spring and summer, so you might think that would be the time to re-seed or over-seed your lawn. You would be wrong. Iowa State University Extension Turf Grass Specialist Nick Christians says the date he circles on the calendar for planting grass seed is August 15th. He says that date gives the seed enough time to grow before a freeze, and cooler temperatures will give it a better chance of competing with other weeds. If