planting fescue

Asked May 23, 2015, 10:03 AM EDT

we have a steep hill that has poor soil and we are currently trying to stop runoff and erosion. we are thinking of planting fescue grass in this area. is this a good grass to plant and when is the best time to plant and how to plant it. 7

Ohio grass fescue lawn seeding slopes horticulture

1 Response

Fescue is an acceptable grass for erosion control. For a comprehensive review of grasses and planting dates our OSU Agronomy Guide bulletin 472 available at our OSU Extension offices.