Grass doesn’t like shade. If you have a lot of shade trees or other low light conditions in your yard, you’re never going to have a lawn. It’s as simple as that. Or is it? Learn more here.

Shade Tolerant Grass: Learn About The Best Grass Seed For Shade

Grass doesn’t like shade. If you have a lot of shade trees or other low light conditions in your yard, you’re never going to have a lawn. It’s as simple as that. Or is it? Learn more here.

Shade Tolerant Grass: Learn About The Best Grass Seed For Shade

Shade Tolerant Grass: Learn About The Best Grass Seed For Shade

Grass doesn’t like shade. If you have a lot of shade trees or other low light conditions in your yard, you’re never going to have a lawn.

The Best Grass for Shade Around Pine Trees | If you live in an area with hot summers and mild winters, choose tall fescues, St. Augustine or zoysia grass for shady areas.  Pine trees thrive in acidic soils, and fallen pine needles raise soil acidity further. Your grass has a better chance of thriving if you remediate high soil acidity by raking up fallen pine needles regularly and testing pH levels. If the pH is below 6.0, apply lime or other alkaline fertilizer to help balance the soil.

The Best Grass for Shade Around Pine Trees

The Best Grass for Shade Around Pine Trees | If you live in an area with hot summers and mild winters, choose tall fescues, St. Augustine or zoysia grass for shady areas. Pine trees thrive in acidic soils, and fallen pine needles raise soil acidity further. Your grass has a better chance of thriving if you remediate high soil acidity by raking up fallen pine needles regularly and testing pH levels. If the pH is below 6.0, apply lime or other alkaline fertilizer to help balance the soil.

One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze in the autumn, hence its common name, Pheasant’s Tail Grass. It has a soft, arching habit, so plant it among shrubs for textural contrast, or in a mixed or herbaceous border.

One of the best and most versatile evergreen grasses, this will thrive in sun or shade, and glows shades of copper, gold and bronze in the autumn, hence its common name, Pheasant’s Tail Grass. It has a soft, arching habit, so plant it among shrubs for textural contrast, or in a mixed or herbaceous border.

Hebe 'Silver Queen' - Landscapers' Picks: The 10 Best Shrubs for Pots on HGTV

Landscapers' Picks: The 10 Best Shrubs for Pots

Tips For Growing Grass In Shady Areas - How to get grass to grow in the shade has been a problem for homeowners since lawns became fashionable. This article provides tips for growing grass in shady areas so you can have the yard you want.

Tips For Growing Grass In Shady Areas

Tips For Growing Grass In Shady Areas - How to get grass to grow in the shade has been a problem for homeowners since lawns became fashionable. This article provides tips for growing grass in shady areas so you can have the yard you want.

What Type of Shade Grass Is Recommended for the Cool Season and Warm Season?

What Type of Shade Grass Is Recommended for the Cool Season and Warm Season?

Golden Hakone Grass- One of the best grasses for shade and will take full sun to full shade. Nice bright color to brighten up a dark corner.  Deer resistant, 12-14" tall, zones 5-9

Golden Hakone Grass- One of the best grasses for shade and will take full sun to full shade. Nice bright color to brighten up a dark corner. Deer resistant, 12-14" tall, zones 5-9

Grass recommendations around shady, acidic, pine tree filled back yards!

The Best Grass for Shade Around Pine Trees

Grass recommendations around shady, acidic, pine tree filled back yards!

Different shades of blue work well in this hallway.  The pale shade gives illusion of space, while the darker shade adds depth.  Neutral carpet prevents scheme from looking too heavy.

Oliver Bonas Hanging Gold &

Different shades of blue work well in this hallway. The pale shade gives illusion of space, while the darker shade adds depth. Neutral carpet prevents scheme from looking too heavy.

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