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Old 11-12-2017, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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It's mid-November and I am surprised how green the grass is here in Minnesota. Even with the past freezes and short lived snowfalls. Back in Texas the grass would start to turn brown at the end of November and be brown all winter long. Same goes for far North Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. Granted the grass here is not as green as in summer and definitely not like in spring but it's still green which I find surprising.
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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The grass here in Salt Lake City is still basically green. Starting when we get our first snowfall -- which, statistically, should be any day now -- it will start turning brown. It will, unfortunately stay that way all winter long. Man, I hate winter!
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Old 11-12-2017, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Sweet Home Chicago!
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They mostly use Bermuda grass in Georgia becuse it's more tolerant to the sun/heat in summer, but it goes dormant and turns brown around October and doesn't green up until late April.

The Kentucky bluegrass / fescue grass here in Chicago stays green most of the Winter. My yard looks like Ireland right now.
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Old 11-12-2017, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Downtown Phoenix, AZ
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We use two different varieties of grass here so that we have green grass year round.

From April to October, we use heat tolerant Bermuda grass, while from November to March we use cooler Rye grass, which is able to survive since we are virtually frost free and never get hard freezes
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Old 11-12-2017, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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nope the Grass is green here in Seattle, however for the areas that don't get mowed, such as next to freeways, there are still dried up stalks from summer, however, if you were to peer through it you would see fresh green shoots growing.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:12 PM
 
Location: Lil Rhodey
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still green in Rhode Island. Not all the grass turns brown though.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:56 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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nope the Grass is green here in Seattle, however for the areas that don't get mowed, such as next to freeways, there are still dried up stalks from summer, however, if you were to peer through it you would see fresh green shoots growing.
I was in Oregon last December and was just in shock at how green it was. I mean I expected it but it truly was beautiful. You would think it was springtime. I was just in LA and it was very brown. I know its the desert but I expected it to be somewhat greener lol.
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:58 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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still green in Rhode Island. Not all the grass turns brown though.
True, even in Texas, the colours of the grass would vary across lawns. But the wild grass in the country and fields around town would all be brown by winter.
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:39 PM
 
Location: I is where I is
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The grass is brown like 8-9 months in the Bay Area, only green a few months. It’s super ugly & depressing to look at all the time
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Old 11-12-2017, 05:44 PM
 
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Seattle's brown-grass period is the late summer when it tends to be very dry.
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