There are some basic steps you must take before planting grass 

Preparing the soil for grass growth 

To prepare the soil for grass growth, it is important to remove any weeds and buildup from the area.  

Before you start planting grass seed, you need to check the soil's pH level. 

Watering grass seedlings 

You should start watering your grass seedlings a couple of days after you transplant them. 

Growing grass under trees 

The shade can actually cause a problem for your lawn if you don't have enough sunlight.