I am in zone 9. I have several large trees and shade and it is sandy soil (100%). I cannot grow grass or just a couple of patches. Will clover grow in sandy soil to cover where I should have a lawn? Without going to a huge expense (I am renting) or do you have another suggestion?
Growing Clover in Sandy Soil
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
There are varieties of Clover that can grow in sandy soil.
I would suggest you talk with your County Extension Office for a list of seeds that are suited for you region. They are a valuable resource and can help you with a soil test.
Here is a link to help you find your nearest office.
Here is a link with more information on Clover lawns.