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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • IIRC St. Augustine is one of the southern grasses that spreads as it grows, as opposed to fescue which only grows where the seed was planted. Why not just put sprigs every few feet and wait a couple months for it fill in everywhere else? I do realize that it goes dormant in the winter, so perhaps that was a factor?

    I know my parents did this with Centipede long, long ago in Alabama. I do miss the warm weather grasses - there is nothing softer and more comforting that a lawn of one of those grasses. FYI, he

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    • St. Augustine will spread, but you've got to lay in a lot of plugs to cover the area I just did (about 1000 sq. ft). This late in the season, it seemed like a better idea to get in some established turf then to lay in a few hunderd plugs and hope they take.

      Besides, it just looks so go to have the whole thing green again. ;)

      The extenuating factor was the weather. It's been very warm (though it's supposed to chill down today). We don't get hard freezes until much later, and I really wanted to cover up what was a totally bare chunk of my yard. So did my wife...