The Best Grass for a Shady Lawn

Most grass performs best in full sun; however, some choices exist for the shady lawn. Fine fescues grow in the shade and you can choose from numerous cultivars. Other choices for shade include ryegrass and shade-tolerant varieties of Kentucky bluegrass.

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Kitten Arbuckle is a freelance writer living in Indiana. Arbuckle has been writing for websites such as Garden Guides since early 2009. Her education includes training in landscaping, certification in herbal medicine from a botanical sanctuary and a variety of college courses.