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When to Plant Blue Grass Seed in Zone 8

By Judy Wolfe ; Updated September 21, 2017

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


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Passionate for travel and the well-written word, Judy Wolfe is a professional writer with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from Cal Poly Pomona and a certificate in advanced floral design. Her thousands of published articles cover topics from travel and gardening to pet care and technology.