Nothing looks better than a great lawn with large mature trees. However, it is important to remember that there are complex interactions between trees and turf grass. Key concepts such as competition, tree and turf selection, and maintenance practices are important to understanding how to best care for your property. Additionally, an understanding of these concepts help to reduce costs associated with poor management and practices. Consulting with an ISA Certified Arborist is a great way to get answers to perplexing questions. Below is a link to a PDF that explains the basics of tree-turf interactions.