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Question on introducing fescue into a rye/blue lawn

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by GripB, Aug 29, 2006.

  1. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 215

    The lawn is Lesco's Eagle plus Blue (70% rye, 30% blue). I'm thinking of aerating & overseeding with a Lesco turf type fescue this fall. Question is, will it blend in or will the fescue be noticeably patchy. The exisitng lawn is healthy and thick, I just want to get some more heat and drought tolerant turf going.
    Thanks
     
  2. turfsurfer

    turfsurfer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 364

    Can't do it without it ending up badly. TTTF needs to be standalone or at most mixed with 10% blue or rye.
     
  3. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    Don't do it. There is a difference in blade type & look.
     
  4. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
    Messages: 215

    Thanks for the replies guys; I sorta figured that but wanted to check. I'm going to overseed with Lesco's 50/50 blue/rye.
     
  5. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    You and your cust. will be much happier. Feels good to know you were thinking right tho.
     

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