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General Turfgrass Information and Homeowner Resources

Grass...Grass...Grass: It's Not Just All The Same Green Stuff

Two-page article explaining turfgrass taxonomy, blends, mixtures and germination rate factors to consider when selecting turfgrasses.

Fall - The Best Time to Rejuvenate Your Lawn

Information on mowing, aerating, fertilizing, and controlling weeds in the fall.

Easy Care and Repair Tips for Rejuvenating Your Lawn

9 simple steps to repair your lawn.

'Dog-On-It' Lawn Problems - Update

Dr. S. Thompson, DVM, Director, Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Wellness Clinic, West Lafayette, Indiana. Four-page study of turf problems created by dogs and suggestions for dealing with them.

Creating A Low Maintenance Lawn

3-page article, with separate sidebars, offering tips and techniques to install and maintain a low maintenance lawn.

Buying Quality Sod

Dr. John R. Hall, III, Professor and Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. Three-page listing of 17 items buyers should consider when purchasing turfgrass sod.

Avoiding New Lawn Failures

Two-page article addressing how homeowners can avoid establishment problems.

A Value-Added Commodity From Dormant Seed To A Living Carpet

Dr. Eliot Roberts, Principal Consultant, Rosehall Associates, Sparta, TN (Former Lawn Institute director). Two-page analysis of differences between seed established and sod established turf areas

A Tribute To Grass

Kansas Senator John J. Ingalls (1873-1891) One-page poetic look at the values of grass.

100 things and more to do on grass

a light-hearted listing of activities that can take place on a lawn.
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