grass doesn't grow under trees - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by christy_jim_
February 8, 2009
two trees live oak and red oak replaced the front yard with st. augustine after 1 season it is dirt again

Answer from NGA
February 8, 2009


St. Augustine thrives in sunshine and won't tolerate the shade of your trees, or the dry soil beneath them. Other grass varieties won't grow well in your summer heat. I am afraid the best thing to plant would be groundcover. Not what you wanted to hear, I'm sure, but it is the best advice we have!

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