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Lawn grasses will never thrive in the dense shade of large trees. So, instead, cover the ground with plants that thrive in dry shade and can tolerate being buried each autumn under a thick layer of leaves - just like in the forests around the world where they're native!

Click on the link below and I'll show you some of the plants that thrive in the dry shade found in our front yard!

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