The Q&A Archives: Plants for Shade

Question: Our trees are huge now. The front and back yard needs some flowers and new grass. What plants can we use in 90% shade during the day? Also does Scotts have a grass seed good for the shade?

Answer: Jena,

I apologize for this delayed reply to your gardening question and hope it is still helpful to you.

The best grass of the shade is turf type tall fescue. The following website provides information on choosing plants were very shady areas in your landscape:

Thanks for the question. Best wishes for a wonderful gardening season. Please stop in again soon!

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