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W. Sorgen, ISA Ceritified Arborist
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I have a back yard with two Chow chows, the grass is hard to

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Customer: I have a back yard with two Chow chows, the grass is hard to grow on it's own due to the fact the home is barried in the woods, mostly pines, I am exploring Monkey Grass, Creeping lilly turf, Asian ***** ***** or Japanese Ardesia as a possibility as I interpet them as able to grow in shaded ares easily, know I am wondering if any would hold up to the dog travel and be pleasanmt to the dogs?
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Customer: Yes, my name is***** live in central GA and have a fenced yard that is between pine trees mostly and I have spent money on seed and hay every year since the house was built in 2002. i was wondering if any of the listed turf's could work for my puppies
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Landscaping
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It has been over ten minutes, are you exceeding the wait times or stumped, if you are a little stumped perhaps it could be looked at and thought about and I could be contacted later, i just am asking to know?Mark
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Hello AgainI posted my original question before 10PM and then at 10;14 asked if you were stumped or over booked and politely gave you a chance to say you could get back with me if you were stumped so I would not half to just sit and wait. Is that not as fair as a person could be in asking for a responce he just paid for?
Expert:  Martin replied 11 months ago.

Hi. Japanese Ardesia can be toxic to the kidneys if injested. Monkey grass is not significantly toxic but not a nice playground for dogs. Creeping lilly turf is the same thing as Monkey Grass (it also don't like to be distrubed by walking on it. May i know what currently grow on there as weed? Weed reveal a lot about what would grow well, you you have some pics? What is your soild, sand? clay? If both, in what proportion?

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