new lawn

Asked September 15, 2014, 8:46 AM EDT

I am about to till for a new lawn what seed is recommended?

Butler County Pennsylvania lawns and turf horticulture

1 Response

Hello and thanks for using the Ask an Expert System.

This is a good time to renovate an old lawn or establish a new lawn. There is no one recommended grass seed type for Pennsylvania. A lot depends on your particular environment, and what kind of lawn you prefer.

Before beginning a new lawn, I suggest that you check out a thorough and detailed source of information on all aspects of lawn care in Pennsylvania. Penn State Extension’s online web site on home lawns is such a source. You can see this site at

http://plantscience.psu.edu/research/centers/turf/extension/home-lawns

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Butler County Extension Office
Address: 101 Motor Pool Way, Butler, PA 16001-3545
Phone: 724-287-4761
e-mail: ButlerExt@psu.edu
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