When you are deciding to re-seed your lawn or building a new home, a very important decision to make is what kind of grass you should pick. You not only want it to look good but you also want to it flourish. There are certain types of grass which are better suited for warmer climates and some that are better suited for cooler climates. Not all of them will work for you but that is why you should take the time to pick the right grass.
Cool Season Grasses
Cool season grasses are cultivated in the northern states. They are designed to flourish is the fall and spring but will turn brown if it gets too hot in the summer. These types of grasses are not ideal for lawns in the southern states or in areas where it gets very hot during the summer. These types of grasses are adapted to northern environments and flourish there.
Warm Season Grasses
Warm season grasses grow best in the heat of the South. When colder weather hits is when they turn brown. These types of grasses would not work well in the northern states where it does not get hot enough for the grass to really grow and flourish.
There is a transition zone in the United States where a mixture of the two grass types is ideal. That is because during certain times of the year, both coos season grasses and warm season grasses can flourish. It is important to determine if you are in this transition zone. If you do not, you may have years where you have beautiful grass and others where you have the opposite result.
Seek Professional Help
Choosing the right grass for your lawn can help make lawn care much easier over time. A professional who knows about Proactive Landscaping can help you determine the right grass for you, starting with whether or not you are better suited for warm or cool season grasses. From there, they can help you determine what kind of look you want and also help you with landscaping services. Call us today!