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Beautiful Lawns
Lawns are a wonderful addition to our homes, the benefits they provide are immense, yet often go unnoticed without us even thinking about them. Yet, if we woke up one morning and all the lawns were gone we would suddenly realize the real treasure we had all along. We love lawns, and we've put this website together to discuss and share as much information about good lawn care as possible, and to be shared with as many people as those who want to have a beautiful lawn themselves. So if you love lawns as much as we do and you've found something useful on our site that you believe others might benefit from, please share our site with them.
Kids Love Lawns
A lawn is a wonderful place for children to play, sometimes it's a game of chase, an Easter Egg Hunt or it can be a perfect surface for playground equipment, sometimes the kids love to pitch the tent and spend the night camping out of doors in the safety of the home yard. Skipping ropes, touch football, blowing bubbles in the Spring, running under the sprinklers in the Summer, and chasing bugs and watching birds who come to visit, kids and lawns are the perfect match for each other, and a beautiful home lawn is guaranteed to provide the wonderful memories of childhood fun which can last a life-time of smiles.
Adults Love Lawns
A beautiful lawn is where a couple can relax in each others company in the Summer sun, it's where the lawns chairs can be brought out when visitors arrive to sit down for conversation and refreshments. It's the pride we feel when we're driving down the street and catch sight of our house, framed by a beautiful lush green lawn which welcomes us home to our own private castle. We may not realize it, but when we catch a glimpse of our children having fun in the yard and it puts a smile on our faces, we're really appreciating the environment we have created for them that allows these memories of childhood to happen, and that environment is our lawn.

Lawn Types

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Bermuda Grass Bermuda Grass is a very popular and favorite lawn in the warmer Southern States. It is very fast growing, easy to repair itself from damage, holds a dark green color and prefers and thrives at an eye pleasing very low height. These characteristics make this Warm Season grass type highly suitable to many applications such as homes, parks and golf courses. While older strains of Bermuda Grass can be sown from seed, the newer and far...
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Buffalograss Buffalograss is a native turf variety of the Great Plains of North America, It is a Warm Season grass with low invasive properties and is one of the most suitable lawn types for use in home lawns of all the native species, and is extremely drought tolerant. The leaf of Buffalograss is a curly, fine blue / gray color which grows quite long, often 12 inches in length, and if left to grow in a more natural state like in a Patriot Lawn...
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Perennial Ryegrass Perennial Ryegrass is a good turf type for use as lawns around the North and North Central regions. It has low aggressive properties, germinates quickly and has a deep dark green color. Perennial Ryegrass is a shade tolerant Cool Season grass type which grows in clumping or bunching form, for this reason it will not spread into surrounding areas. Mixing Perennial Ryegrass With Other Grasses Perennial Ryegrass mixes very well...

General Lawn Care

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Sunlight Requirements For Lawns All grasses require sunlight in order to live and thrive as the lawns we want them to be. It's a simple non-negotiable fact that without sunlight,...
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All Lawn Care begins with a few simple and basic rules as the foundation for beautiful lawns. These foundations are the Golden Rules of lawn care practices which should be the...
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Lawn Pests

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Fire Ants Fire ants are a major cause of concern to everyone who experiences them in their yards, even worse are when these little nasties sting, creating an immense amount of... Read more...
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Cutworms Cutworms can be a very similar problem to Army Worm, both are caterpillars of a moth, which feed on our lawns leaf, and both leave a trail of destruction that can be... Read more...
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Japanese Beetle The Japanese Beetle is an introduced pest in North America which is now one of the greatest problem pests in both lawns and gardens, and creating an enormous... Read more...
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Lawn Weeds

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Controlling Violets In Lawns Violets can become a nuisance weed in some home lawns, often preferring slightly shady conditions they quickly establish, take hold and spread, ruining our lush carpets...
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Crabgrass Crabgrass is a weed that most homeowners are well aware of, and a weed we all universally despise. It is an Annual grassy weed which proliferates very quickly once it becomes established in...

Lawn Repair

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What Is Thatch Thatch is the brown layer which lay at the base of the lawn, and above the soil. Thatch is a very generic term and the word does not describe a single part of the lawn. Instead, the word thatch...
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Single Seed Varieties versus Seed Mixtures For the purposes of overseeding lawns we're either filling in bare patches, strengthening weak spots in the sod or preparing a lawn for Winter. Choosing the right...
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The Benefits Of Lawn Aerating Aerating lawns is the process of creating holes throughout the lawn's surface for the purpose of breaking up soil compaction to allow the lawn and soil to receive more oxygen to...

Lawn Diseases

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Dollar Spot Disease Dollar Spot Lawn Disease is a fungal lawn disease which appears most often as multiple small brown patches which are usually the size... Read more...

Lawn Watering

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Watering our lawns is something which everybody realizes as a priority for maintaining any lawn, especially if we want a beautiful lawn, after all...... Read more...

Lawn Mowing

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Benefits of Recycling Lawn Clippings There are so many benefits we gain from having lawns that there simply is no question as to their worth for all of... Read more...

Lawn Fertilizers

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Fertilizing Cool Season Lawns requires a slightly different routine than fertilizing Warm Season Grasses, this is mainly due to the fact that the Cool... Read more...