If grass won’t grow under a tree
Colorlife/Shutterstock Solution: In northern climates, consider planting shade-tolerant fine fescues. In the South, try tall fescue. These common mistakes are making your yard look messy.
If grass won’t grow on a slope
Colorlife/Shutterstock Solution: If the slope is hot and dry, more regular, deep watering might help. If you can’t get grass established, try laying sod or having a professional “hydroseed”—plant seeds encapsulated in a special material to keep them from drying out. Here are 13 things your landscaper won’t tell you.