Many factors go into this decision-making process, such as how much maintenance the grass requires, the climate you live in, whether or not your yard provides any shade and how much traffic the area will have to tolerate. Re: Prodiamine; When to Apply & How much. I know for best results will be to just till up the St. Augustine but am wondering if just laying seed will be just as productive. Post by CenlaLowell » Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:11 pm. With that in mind, let’s go over proper mowing for four different types of Central Texas grass. This medium-maintenance grass is not only attractive but also good at protecting itself when its nutrient-rich cuttings are mowed out onto itself. It is in the grass family, so any herbicide that kills it will also kill St. Augustine grass - which is why it creates such a hassle for Gainesville lawns. St. Augustine Grass vs. Bermuda: A Texas Dilemma. If your mix works and the Celsius works, I might not mind St Augustine as much. A good example of a high-traffic blend is a "sports field" seed mixture containing a Bermuda grass and turf-type perennial rye grass (which tolerates shorter mowing heights). If you’ve chosen St. Augustine grass as your lawn-type, we totally get it! Grass Type: Raleigh St Augustine/Bermuda Lawn Size: 29603 sqft Mower: Badboy ZT Elite 48. Another popular warm-weather grass, St. Augustine certainly has its share of fans. https://greenthumbplanet.com/kill-bermuda-grass-st-augustine-lawn St. Augustine grass is a type of warm season grass that is popularly grown in the southern regions of the United States. So, if you live along the Gulf Coast or warm coastal areas of the country, St. Augustine grass is a better choice. According to the University of Texas, this grass is native to the regions surrounding the Gulf of Mexico. Anyway, I'm wondering if it's possible to lay Bermuda grass seeds into an existing St. Augustine grass lawn? If your St. Augustine lawn is failing, or is infected with brown patches or chinch bugs, overseeding St. Augustine with Bermuda can be a viable option. Bayer has a new herbicide for warm turf called Celsius with says if mixed with Revolver to suppress Dallis grass in St Augustine. St. Augustine Grass. Sorry if this is already a thread, I searched but couldn't find it. Mowing St. Augustine Grass. ! The good news is that Bermuda and St. Augustine grasses can co-exist in Gainesville lawns and the grass can still look overall healthy. And there are times when it’s clearly the best choice. Post by BfranksATX » May 3rd, 2014, 11:35 am It does look terrible but it is interesting to see the two trying to out compete each other. Re: Example of Bermuda/St Augustine mix lawn. Bermuda grass does well in zones 7, 8, 9 and 10, while St. Augustine grass really only performs well in zones 8 through 10. 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