The Best Grass Seed for a Shaded Yard

The St. Augustine grass variety is recommended for areas that are highly shaded. This grass will grow best if planted as sod rolls or plugs instead of sowing as seed. Zoysia grass is also rated as a good performer in shaded lawn areas.

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Jennifer Loucks has over 10 years of experience as a former technical writer for a software development company in Wisconsin. Her writing experience includes creating software documentation and help documents for clients and staff along with training curriculum. Loucks holds a Bachelor of Science major from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls specializing in animal science and business.