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Old 02-11-2006, 06:37 PM
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Growing in Shade

I am getting several customers who want me to get their lawns growing well. The problem is that most of them have a tremendous amount of shade. I understand that all turfgrass needs photosynthesis, but is there a seed mixture that may work?

Please no smart answers like "cut down the trees." Although it is funny, it doen't help me.

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Old 02-12-2006, 12:03 AM
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here ya go!

triple crown elite worked well here in kentucky for me its a fescue an does wonders in the shade also if the skirts on the trees are really low , raise them up to help the yard take on more sunlight. see ya george
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Old 02-12-2006, 12:06 AM
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I use Lesco's Great Lakes Super Shade Mix and it works great in full shade. Good Luck!
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