Tall fescue is a good lawn choice in the "transition zone," where cool season grasses suffer in summer and warm season ones in winter. Remaining green all year long, tall fescue varieties developed in the 1970s are more finely-textured and denser than earlier varieties. They include Rebel, Olympic, and Adventure.
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