The selected blend includes Creeping Red Fescue, Sheep's Fescue, Hard Fescue and Chewings Fescue along with some Annual Ryegrass. Characteristics of this particular blend should:
A test site has been planted with the fescue seed mixture near Stirling Hall to assess the impacts of fescue characteristics on campus. It is hoped that this mixture will provide a lawn that
These benefits on a larger scale would allow our Grounds Department to redirect resources away from grass cutting and concentrate on other grounds maintenance. Additionally, fuel savings would not only help the bottom line but also reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions associated with running lawn equipment.
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