The Q&A Archives: Red clay yard

Question: The front yard of my new home has red clay dirt. The previous owner told me she couldn't get any grass to grow. I need HELP!

Answer: Actually, you can get grass to grow in your red clay, but it will take a little extra preparation. The University of Georgia has an 18 page publication with terrific info on turfgrass types best suited to your region, along with soil preparation tips. I think you'll find it helpful:

Best wishes with your new landscape!

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