tall fescue

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by plumbguy, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. plumbguy

    plumbguy LawnSite Member
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    my tall fescue lawn

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  2. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
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    Your blades look almost sharp enough judging from the first pic!
     
  3. ExclusiveLawnCare

    ExclusiveLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
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    looks good and green. Nice work. Wish the snow was off my grass.
     
  4. SNAPPER MAN

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
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    The first pic looks alot like st.Augistine.
     
  5. plumbguy

    plumbguy LawnSite Member
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    I agree, I planted it a 11 pounds per 1000 which gives me a super thick stand.
    I accredit the awesome topsoil I installed for the 7" deep root structure.
     
  6. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yes that is what I was thinking......I wonder what the differences are?
     
  7. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
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    Looks like K31, but it might just be because of the close up.

    The difference in tall fescue and St aug. is fescue doesnt get clinchbugs:rolleyes:.

    St Aug.= warmseason. no available varitities that can be established by seed, must be planted by sod or plugs.

    Fescues= cool season, but can be found in most temp zones from Alaska to Florida. ( considered a weed in the deep south), thousands of varities to choose from and they can all be established by seed.
     
  8. plumbguy

    plumbguy LawnSite Member
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    It's # Tar Heel, Silverstar, and silverado II.
    I don't purchsee seed from the box stores.
     
  9. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
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    that grass doesnt look very good...its all green and lucious...bad times. j/k. lookin good!
     
  10. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
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    K31?.......lol Not much out there looks like K31. Maybe if the blades were 1/2 an inch fatter!
     

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