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Anyone know what my grass is?

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by newdude, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. newdude

    newdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 71

    i have a question. what type of grass is in my yard?? Heres some pics. thanks.

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  2. EdTLawn

    EdTLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    Judging from the fir trees, you are in the northern US or Canada. Need to see a a closer photo of the grass, but my guess is that it is mainly a fine fescue lawn. Like most people who buy mixed lawn seeds, the fine fescue and preannial ryegrass will establish and be prominent in shaded areas.
     
  3. newdude

    newdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 71

    ok. ill take a better pic then. I live in western NY so you might be right. It does tend to grow very lush under all the trees.
     
  4. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,463

    Looks like perrenial rye or fescue to me.
     
  5. EdTLawn

    EdTLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I like the look of fine fescue and yes they look very good in shaded area like under trees, but they also grow well in sunny areas as well, lawn seed companies like to market fescue as a shade lawn seed moniker. I will be switching more seedings to fine fescue also, quick germination(5-7 days), lush and green turf and low maintenance compared to kentucky bluegrass which takes a longer period(25-30 days) to germinate and establish in our cool climate and before you know it, its already winter !
     
  6. newdude

    newdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 71

    here are some more pics.

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  7. EdTLawn

    EdTLawn LawnSite Member
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