What grass seed to use...

Asked April 2, 2019, 2:02 PM EDT

Looking for seed for a recently disturbed field and newly prepared postage stamp lawn. We only have domestic water and it is expensive so drought resistance is very important. Turf type tall fescue seems like it has the best characteristics. Would this be a good choice for the field? The lawn? It seems a bit hard to find.

Klickitat County Washington

1 Response

Hello, Yes, turf-type tall fescue will be a good match for your area. It will still require regular irrigation. Here is a good publication to help you explore options: http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/EM087E/EM087E.pdf

Buffalo grass has also been experimented with as an alternative: http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/FS095E/FS095E.pdf