For those of us in the far northern climates, the optimum time to establish new lawns from seed passed weeks ago.

Those of us living and working below the Mason-Dixon have a much better chance of getting turfgrass established yet this fall if we act quickly. As with all things involving live plants, Mother Nature has a lot to say about the success of our efforts. Who knows, we may get another mild winter like we got last year.

Kevin Frank of the Michigan State University Extension, shares some excellent tips for fall turfgrass establishment in the latest MSU Extension Enews. For Frank’s informative post, visit