The best time to plant St. Augustine grass seed is from March until September. St. Augustine is considered a warm-season grass. More »

Bermuda grass can be planted when soil temperatures reach 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Bermuda grass can be planted in the autumn, spring or winter if temperatures are high. More »

The best time of year to plant grass seeds in North Carolina depends upon whether the grass is a warm- or cool-season grass. Cool-season grass seeds grow best if planted from mid-August to mid-October, while warm-season ... More »

The best time to fertilize St. Augustine grass in the south is in the spring, a few weeks after the last frost. Fertilizer should be applied every four to eight weeks until the end of August. More »

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St. Augustine grass turns yellow due to a depletion in the amount of nitrogen the plant is able to absorb. As a nitrogen-rich grass, St. Augustine requires that soil be properly watered and contain the right balance of n... More »

An effective fertilizer for St. Augustine grass is two to four pounds of nitrogen per 1,000 feet of lawn a year, according to Clemson University's Cooperative Extension. The fertilizer should first be applied in the spri... More »

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St. Augustine grass, red fescue, zoysia grass and kikuyu are four types of grass that can grow in a shady location. It is important however, to choose the grass that thrives best in the climate where it is planted. More »

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