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The Best Time to Plant Grass in Virginia

By Aileen Clarkson ; Updated September 21, 2017
When you plant grass depends on the variety.

Cool-season turfgrass, like Kentucky bluegrass and fall fescue, can be seeded August through October in Virginia, according to the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Warm-season turfgrass, like bermudagrass and zoysiagrass, should be planted May through August, recommends the Extension.


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Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.