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Grass under tree

Zone 60561 | ralsip1111 added on July 2, 2017 | Answered

If I want grass this season and beyond ,could I till the dead area then put down sod now , early July?

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 6, 2017

When to seed or sod your garden can depend on your growing zone.
Soil prep is key to success for either seed or sod.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tips-for-growing-grass-under-a-tree.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/lawn-seeding-tips.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/installing-sod-instructions.htm
You may also want to contact your County Extension Office for a list of regional grasses to use on your lawn.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/extension-search/

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