Call us this October to  have your yard seeded or have your fescue sod installed .

  • The positives of fescue   — 1)  thrives in cool and cold weather, 2) stays green all year round but high maintenance.
  • The negatives of fescue — high maintenance especially in the hot season (June through late August). Requires a lot of water and care. It is a very delicate grass which can’t tolerate heavy traffic. In the warmer season it seems to be best to let the grass grow a little longer.
Coming soon– posting of up close picture fecue sod that we will be laying for you. Very lush.

At this point all of the soil prep work has been completed. This includes leveling out a large hole/depression for good drainage and adding the equivalent to 90 40lb of topsoil. to the existing red clay. Lime and starter fertilizer has been mixed in and all yard debris, and previous grass removed.

This picture was taken 3 days after the sod was installed on my follow up visit. It is evident and example in some places (in the area of mostly sun) that the fescue has not had enough water. The indicator is when the edges start turning pale/green/grey. Therefore, I recommended to the owner to increase his watering time for 1 hour to cover all areas. I checked back a week later via telephone and he said it has improved with the increased watering. I will be following up on Oct 9th to see if the grass has improved. Understand people, fescue is a sensitive and delicate grass that loves the shade and cool/cold weather. It is more sensitive to direct full sunlight, even in the cooler temperatures. This means you want to make sure you increase your watering times in these full sun areas. All we do is prep the soil, lay the sod , and advise you on how to care for it. We won't be there everyday to water it and check on it for it unless it is in your budget to pay for follow up visits to water grass. Some of these stressed pieces of sod roll were dry as a bone when I looked on the bottom pieces.

Here is another angle of the same fescue installation from the other side in the more shadey part of the yard. This is before the edging is complete.

Here is how your fescue sod will look upon delivery.

Get ready, your bermuda will start going dormant when it starts getting cold. Your zoysia will stay green until the first freeze. Fall is a perfect time to overseed these warm season. We will aerate you lawn and spread fescue seed. Fescue thrives with lush green all the way through the cold of winter and into the late spring.