growing grass - Knowledgebase Question

mosinee, Wi
Question by nitro91
March 26, 2010
I HAVE A NEW HOME ON VERY SANDY SOIL I NEED TO GROW GRASS,BUT DO NOT HAVE A LOT OF MONEY TO PUT IN BLACK DIRT.WHAT CAN I BUY THAT WILL WORK FOR THE GRASS TO GROW IN THIS SANDY SOIL?


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Answer from NGA
March 26, 2010

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Kentucky bluegrass is well suited to your growing region and will actually grow well in sandy soils. Lawns growing on sandy soils may require slightly more frequent watering and feeding but should otherwise provide you with a nice lawn. When preparing the site for seeding, a few inches of compost mixed into the top 3-4 inches of soil will help your new grass root well.

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