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St. Augustine

Posted by Julian125 none (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 27, 13 at 18:34

If anybody has an idea to the question I shall be delighted to hear it!
I'm in north Georgia, south of Atlanta though. And my St. Augustine has looked great all summer, what should I do over the next two months to help it look great over the winter?

Thank you

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RE: St. Augustine

The following combination is the only thing I know that might keep it from going dormant in the winter.

Water once, deeply, once per week.

Set your mower to the highest setting.

Fertilize now with alfalfa pellets or another good organic fertilizer at a rate of 20 pounds per 1,000 square feet and repeat at 6 week intervals throughout the winter.

RE: St. Augustine

Thank you, that shall be the course of action I shall let you know what the results from this are.

RE: St. Augustine

Probably won't help much when hard freeze hits but if it is a hard dry freeze, watering the lawn can help protect the lawn though but it will simply go into dormancy. I tried it few times in Dallas-Ft Worth area and they just turn brown after a week. I think it is the runners and root system that benefits the most from deep watering before hard freeze comes for spring green up.

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