The Best Grass Seed for Shady Areas

The best grass seed for shady areas depends on where you live. In cool climates, smart choices for shady areas include creeping red and other fine fescues. For warmer climates, consider zoysia or centipede. And for lawns in transition zones, try creeping red fescue or a fescue-bluegrass mix.

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of Home Media Magazine and a regular contributor on entertainment to "USA Today", "The Hollywood Reporter," "San Diego Magazine" and other publications. An alumnus of San Diego State University, Arnold has appeared on such TV shows as "CNN", "E! Entertainment" and "G4's Attack of the Show" to discuss home entertainment and technology issues.