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Lawn Care

Lawns do not have to be meticulously managed to be healthy and look good. Selecting the right species and varieties, fertilizing one to three times per year, proper mowing and thatch management, and timely summer watering contribute to keeping the lawn healthy.

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General lawn care
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Managing phosphorus
Managing nitrogen
  • "Nitrogen and Lawns" article (PDF) Discussion of negative impact of too much nitrogen (N) on lawns and ways to reduce fertilization and N leaching into ground water. Note: 1 page, OH 80, 2004.
Landscaping
Pest management

Last modified April 30 2012 09:45 AM

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