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What type of grass would hold up to high traffic in a yard facing south (no shade)? We are needing to re-seed or buy sod.
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Most turf will grow in a south facing location if given the proper maintenance. For high traffic I recommend Kentucky bluegrass or a tall fescue. The bluegrass requires a little more care (water, fertilizer, aeration, etc) but it mends quickly and holds up to most yard traffic. Tall fescue is a more durable grass but mends slowly, it is a clump style grass, and is courser.
For proper maintenance see the following fact sheet. http://extension.usu.edu/files/publications/publication/HG_517.pdf
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