The best ground cover for under your maple tree .
Is there a spreading bare spot beneath your maple tree ? Like a stunning but spoiled diva, a maple often hogs the sun’s spotlight while gobbling up much of the soil’s nutrients and moisture for itself.
That explains why most lawn grasses won’t thrive beneath your tree. What you really need for such conditions are easy-going understudy—er, understory —plants which don’t demand top billing. Such grounded types can tolerate the difficult conditions in the shade of your leading lady.
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