Preparing the site for turgrass establishment is a critical step for success in home turfgrass management. The three Fs are the foundation for preparation. Fertile refers to the need to get a soil test and manage pH and nutrients. Firm refers to preparation of a proper seedbed, while Free of troublesome weeds is rather self-explanatory. This publication provides an introduction and overview of preparations to planting residential lawns.
Published by: University of Tennessee Extension
Date Published: October 2007
Link to Resource: https://extension.tennessee.edu/publications/Documents/W160-A.pdf