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Sunday - May 04, 2014

From: Ecorse, MI
Region: Midwest
Topic: Grasses or Grass-like
Title: Want to replace lawn in Ecorse, Michigan.
Answered by: Jimmy Mills


Hi! I want to replace my lawn, and not have to mow it much at all. What would you suggest? It will be walked on and utilized as a normal lawn. Thanks!


Well if you lived in Texas, I might recommend Buffalo grass  or Habiturf. Since you are in Michigan, I’m going to suggest that you contact Michigan State University Turf Grass Science.


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