I have a property that is puzzling me. As the pics show, it is a shady area and the grass is thin to nonexistent. She said that 2 years ago the grass grew very well there. I had the soil tested through the Dept of Ag and all was good except the nitrogen was just adequate. I brought in some compost, and some high nitrogen starter fert and seeded it with some annual rye, perennial Rye and tall fecue. About half of the area germinated very well and after 6 weeks is filling in nicely. The other half, as you can see, the seed is mostly just lying there. She seems to think it has something to do with the fact that for the last 2 years the neighbor has had a 2000 gallon swimming pool right next to this area and has dumped some of the water from the pool into this area. This year they ran it over to the other side of their property and into their own garden. Should I have a mineral test done and if I do, what should I be looking for? I have also noticed, in the last 2 weeks, a bit of moss beginning to grow in the bare areas but the ph is fine.