Mid March is traditionally known in the garden world as the best time to start a new lawn or repair and reseed an existing one. While the ground is still quite warm from the summer heat, the shorter days, cooler nights and heavier autumn dews make it much easier to keep the soil moist.
Warm, moist soil means fast germination of the grass seed. If these fine blades can be kept alive until the autumn rains return the lawn will develop quickly and will be beautifully established by spring. When creating a new lawn, first remove all weeds either with a commercial or organic spray or by cultivation.
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