Grass seed blend for severna park shady sandy yard

Asked September 21, 2018, 2:01 PM EDT

Any recommendation for a seed blend to use?

Anne Arundel County Maryland shade turfgrass cultivars lawn

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See our website on Growing Grass in the Shade and the link below. Soil testing is a good place to start.
You are probably dealing with competition from trees roots as well. Be sure to select a fine fescue grass seed, hard fescue is a good choice. Sow grass seed in early fall. Fertilize once a year in the fall. If not successfull, consider a groundcover instead of grass. http://extension.umd.edu/hgic/shade-lawns
Also, see our publications on Lawn Establishment & Overseeding and Recommended Turfgrass Cultivars
http://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/programs/hgic/HGIC_Pubs/lawn_pubs/HG102...
http://www.mdturfcouncil.org/resources/Documents/TT-77%202017.pdf

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