Have you ever noticed that you don’t see a lot of grass in the forest or for that matter, many trees on the Prairie. You see grass and trees are competitors for sunlight: grass likes a lot of sun, it does best where it gets full Sun. Although some grasses will put up with a little bit of shade, for example, st. Augustine will put up with quite a bit of shade but in our beautiful older neighborhoods, as trees get larger, the grass starts to struggle and has difficulty developing a good dense turf in shady areas.
There are three things we can do to help grass grow in the shade:
Here are some tips for Growing Grass in Shady Areas: