During the late Fall and Winter, southern grasses enter into a protective state called dormancy. Dormancy is a positive, self-preservation mechanism for grasses. It is a time of slow growth, less water needs, less fertilization needs, and less maintenance overall.
Here in the South, the Spring and Summer seasons provide an ideal growing environment for lawn grasses such as St. Augustine, Centipede, Bermuda, and Zoysia. These commonly used grasses are often referred to as "warm-season grasses", or "southern grasses" due