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Monday - February 20, 2012

From: Austin, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Planting, Grasses or Grass-like
Title: Best time to plant Habiturf in Austin
Answered by: Barbara Medford

QUESTION:

When is the best time to plant Habiturf seeds?

ANSWER:

Spring, perhaps mid-April. Just in case you are not already in tune with soil prep and seeding of Habiturf, please read our How-To Article on Native Lawns: Habiturf, the Ecological Lawn. You should be working now on preparing the site, and hope the rains keep coming to get the soil ready.

 

 

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