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When to Plant Blue Grass Seed in Zone 8

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Hot zone 8 summers take a toll on cool-season blue grass. The best chance of having a lush spring lawn is to plant a mix of tall fescue and Thermal Blue--a heat-tolerant blue grass--between late August and early October, preferably within a week of Labor Day

Keywords: Zone 8 bluegrass, heat tolerant bluegrass, planting blue grass, Blue Thermal grass

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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.