When to Lay Fescue

The best time to lay fescue sod, which is a cool-season grass that thrives in four-season climates of the northern United States, is late summer to early fall. This is the "sweet spot" when temperatures start to cool and yet the first frost is still two or three months away.

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of Home Media Magazine and a regular contributor on entertainment to "USA Today", "The Hollywood Reporter," "San Diego Magazine" and other publications. An alumnus of San Diego State University, Arnold has appeared on such TV shows as "CNN", "E! Entertainment" and "G4's Attack of the Show" to discuss home entertainment and technology issues.