The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Diane Escure
WSU Grant-Adams Master Gardener 

Now is the time to renovate

 

Last updated 9/24/2020 at Noon



ADAMS COUNTY – September is an ideal time to reseed thinning patches in your lawn or to establish a new lawn. At this time of year, the warm soil and the longer, cooler nights help prevent the seedlings from drying out as quickly and allow rapid root growth.

For our area, a mixture of perennial ryegrass/fescue/Kentucky bluegrass is recommended. Perennial ryegrass is very quick to germinate and is capable of going from scattered seed to mow-able lawn in about 21 days. It provides shade and protection to the other grass species like Kentucky bluegrass, which can take up to three weeks to ge...



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