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Q.My lawn is horrible

Zone Zone 5, suburban Chicago | mplegler added on March 13, 2015 | Answered

My lawn is horrible. I have lots of oak trees and the lawn always is very sparse. What to do? I have tried everything. This time of year there are leftover wintered leaves all over, and when I rake them up, the grass is so sparse that I end up seeding every year and the seed doesn’t take that well. What can I do to improve the soil? The oaks let in some sun because they are so tall.

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Answered on March 14, 2015

Below is an article that will give you some ideas on how to grow grass on your lawn. It discusses seeding your lawn with shade-tolerant grasses and provides methods of increasing the amount of both water and light. I hope this helps!


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