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- Mowers and Mowing
Lawn mowing requires more time than all other operations involved in maintaining a high-quality lawn.
- Interpreting A Soil Test For Lawns
One of the most important functions of soil is to provide nutrients to the root systems of plants to support their growth and development.
- Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection
When establishing a lawn with only one species (such as Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue or fine fescue), blending cultivars within the species is ...
- Lime and The Home Lawn
Lime is applied to the soil of home lawns to increase the soil pH. Soil pH, a measure of the soil's acidity or alkalinity, can directly influence the vigor and quality of
- What to Look for in a Lawn Care Service
All lawn care companies are not the same.
- Lawn Mowing
Mowing is one of the most important cultural practices performed in lawn maintenance.
- Turfgrass Species Selection
Selection of the proper turfgrass species is one of the most important decisions to be made when establishing a lawn.
- Yellow Nutsedge Control In Home Lawns
Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.) is a common weed found in many home lawns and other turfgrass areas.
- Thatch: The Accumulation in Lawns
Thatch is a tightly intermingled layer of living and dead stems, roots, rhizomes, plant crowns and other plant parts which develop between the layer of green ...
- Fertilization of Lawns
Grass should be fertilized with nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Choose a fertilizer with the proper ratio of each of the nutrients to correspond to the soil test resu
- Annual Grass Weed Control in Home Lawns
Annual grass weeds are grass weeds that germinate from seed, grow vegetatively, produce seed and die within a 12 month period.
- Ornamental Grasses
The current popularity of ornamental grasses has not been so grand since the Age of Queen Victoria.
- Lawn Care Plans
Improper application of nitrogen fertilizer will result in lawn mowing nightmares and unhappy results.
- Managing Turfgrass Under Drought Conditions
The primary turfgrasses grown in home lawns in northern states are cool season grasses.