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Fall seeding, Winter Wheat

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by White Gardens, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    So, I'm working on my current paver project and I had to grade an area off to be able to raise my sidewalk a little. There is also another area where the grass has died due to equipment sitting for a long time when they did the siding.

    Now, I feel it's too late to establish a stand of turf. I was thinking of using a fine leaf fescue in the shaded area in hopes to get a stand. I'm afraid I'll never be able to get a good enough root growth before we get consistent nights of freezing temps.

    But I had a thought. I was driving by a field today and noticed Winter Wheat poking through.

    I was wondering if I should use something like that and get a ground cover established for the winter. In the spring I would just let it grow, or kill it off with round-up before trying to seed in turf grasses.

    Any thoughts on whether this would be a reasonable idea or not ???
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2009

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