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Is Fall a good time to plant a new lawn? I am a 72 year old homeowner. My back yard (about 2000 sq feet) is barren except or weeds (which my daughter and grandchildren are busy removing).
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Fall is a good time to establish a new lawn, especially if you are going to be using a cool season grass like Kentucky Bluegrass, that likes cooler weather. Regardless if you are using sod or seed for your new lawn, you will want to give the lawn enough time to get established before it gets too cold. Below I have included a link to a publication that gives recommendations on the types of grasses that work well in our area.
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