Life on a Farm

How To Know If St. Augustine Grass Is Right For Your Lawn

A popular grass type in the southern region, St. Augustine boasts a lovely range of color from light to dark green. Its beautiful appearance and dense growth make it desirable for many homeowners from Florida to Texas. However, there are a number of conditions that must be met in order to make it thrive. Here’s almost everything you need to know about this tropical grass, from the required soil pH to the availability of seeds. That way you can make a more informed decision about whether or not it’s a good choice for your lawn.

Sod, Plugs, or Sprigs Only

St. Augustine grass seeds are in high demand and hard to come by. And those who are working on breeding it report that seed production can be inconsistent. Therefore, sod, plugs, or sprigs will be your quickest way to a beautiful lawn.

Sod can be expensive, and it generally …

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