Grass from scratch for year round

SndrolahOctober 3, 2013

I have heard two different way's to plant, so let me start from the beginning.
I am starting from scratch in an all sand lot that not long ago was occupied by horses. 1.75 acres. All I want is a grass durable enough, year round. I will eventually bring back one horse only. I want to look out my window to see a beautiful lawn.
I was told Pensacola Bahia mixed with winter rye and I will have it reproduce thru the next year. I have a tractor coming in so need some serious advice quickly. Then told Pensacola Bahia and Tiff 44..

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Bahia grass is very good. Plant that if you want durablility, and winter rye will give you green in winter.
Bahia doesn't like to be cut real short, but I would seed the Bahia in May, not now.
Seed your rye now, then Bahia in May.
Bahia isn't a "show" grass, but under your conditions, it will give you what you want.

    Bookmark   October 4, 2013 at 9:36AM
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dchall_san_antonio(8 San Antonio)

I believe one horse on 1.75 acres is enough horse to keep you in sand year round.

    Bookmark   October 7, 2013 at 6:00PM
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So I am not able to mix Pensacola Bahia, with the winter Rye and have it come up in the spring? Will the seeds not germinate in spring? Plus I have cross fencing in order to Alternate my horse in. There is no way to seed it once with a mixture?

    Bookmark   October 9, 2013 at 4:45PM
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