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Old 10-04-2012, 07:40 PM
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I agree Mr. Wilson,
Perennial rye is not really suited to hot weather climate. Brown patch, gray leaf spot, red thread, drought kill, and temps over 95 are problematic. Use a proper grass adapted to your climate. And if you use rye ,or rye mixtures, be prepared to apologize to your customers when the rye fades out ...again.

I agree, not much happens below 50 degrees, (or super slow at best).

Be sure you understand what happened--was it the fescue that died out in the heat--or--was it actually rye that someone had planted in a previous year? Learn to tell the difference.

Last edited by RigglePLC; 10-04-2012 at 07:43 PM. Reason: ps
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