The best grass seed to plant around trees is a shade-tolerant variety suitable to your climate zone. In cool-season areas (the northern part of the country), Red Fescue and Velvet Bentgrass both get high marks; in warm-season areas (the south), try St. Augustine or Manilagrass.
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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.