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Best time to plant grass is in the fall 6 weeks before the first frost.
When grass is planted in the spring the roots tend to be shallow and the plants are not strong and can be overtaken by perennial weeds. But the cooler temperatures that begin in the fall are ideal for the grass seed to plunge down deep roots and really take hold in your lawn.
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Grass seed is best planted before or after summer. That's primarily because it's almost impossible to keep new seed moist in the summer without nearly constant watering. The other problem with summer planting is that the soil prep work opens up the area to weed seeds, which readily germinate in the heat.
Source: When to Plant Grass Seed | This Old House

Planting a New Lawn from Seed - For Dummies
3 Ways to Overseed - wikiHow
Seed or Overseed Your Lawn - Lowes


Planting on a slope:
Planting a Shrub or Tree on a Slope
How to Plant Trees and Shrubs on a Slope or Hillside | Today's Homeowner

Mulching Trees and Shrubs at NCSU.edu


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