Grass seed for a shady lawn
Begin with a soil test. Results give pH, liming, and fertilizer recommendations. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/soils/soil-testing
Select a fine fescue grass seed such as a hard, chewings, or sheep fescue. See cultivar list http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_images/programs/hgic/Publications/non_HGIC_F...
See our publication for overseeding steps, fertilizing, and care and maintenance after seeding