Many homeowners are dreaming to have beautiful green grass grown in the yard. Obviously it will make the house fresh and add the exterior design of the house. Unfortunately, many home owners are having difficulty growing their grass due to the small and limited space of yard or no open land with good soil can be use to grow the grass. Well, to deal with these facts, many home owners trying to grow grass that grows in shade. Of course, this idea can not be good for the grass itself because the lack of sufficient light reaching the grass causes a reduction in photosynthesis, which is the process that produces energy for growth. Well, as we know, sun rays is the main component for a plant to grow. There is not many solutions for this. But, there is some guidelines to make this more manageable.
There are some measures can be taken to reduce the problems associated with shade. These include plant selection, management of ornamental, and modifications of normal turf management practices. There are some kind of grass that grows in shade. Rye, rescue and bluegrass are shade-tolerant cool-season grasses. Plant the seed in well-prepared soil, using a drop spreader so that the seed is applied evenly over the surface of the soil. Fertilizers are also important component. You can use fertilizer with greater percentages of phosphorus to help establish strong roots.
After planting the seeds, you can water them frequently with small amount of water, just enough to change the color of the soil. Water them as often as possible, 5 times a day for the first week or until the seed germinates and roots develop. Once the grass begins to grow, change the watering schedule to twice a day, then cut back until you’re applying only once watering per week. Well, it seems that you don’t have to worry to grow grass in the shade since there are many ways to maintain them.