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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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Zoysia Grass is a high quality warm season turf grass which is commonly in use across the warmer regions of the United States. There are two commonly used cultivars, one was originally imported from Manilla and was known for many years by it's namesake and simply called Manilla Grass. The other variety, and the one most commonly in use today was imported from China in the late 1800's, know by it's botanical name of Zoysia japonica, which has...
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What Are These Red Grassy Seed Stalks In My Bluegrass Bluegrass sends out masses of seed heads usually around May and June each year. Bluegrass seed heads have a tough green stalk topped by a red set of the seeds themselves. Many people who see these masses of seeds suddenly appearing in their lawns believe that they may be a new infestation of weedy grasses. This usually isn't true and the difference between weedy grasses and the Kentucky...
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Zoysia Compadre Zoysia Compadre is a very popular variety of Zoysia grass which continues it's rise in popularity, this is due to many sought after features including it's excellent color, ease of lawn care maintenance, lush density, resistance to wear, and it's drought tolerance. As a warn season grass it is best suited to the Northern Transition Region and the warmer Southern States. While it will tolerate shade quite well, this grass always...

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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Moles Moles can become a terrible nuisance to the homeowner when their beautiful sod is suddenly and quickly torn up by Moles. The Moles will most often dig many tunnels under ... Read more...
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Army Worms Army Worms which infest our lawns are in fact not a worm at all, but are instead the caterpillar of a moth. They are around 1 to 2 inches in length, and their life... Read more...
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Ants Invading The Home Lawn Ants can occasionally get out of control in home lawns when they swell to huge numbers with a multitude of nests which can spread through lawns and... 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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The Importance Of Lawn Health In Weed Control There are a few different ways to reduce the severity of weeds in the home lawn, all require little if any extra effort on our part other than following...

Lawn Repair

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Potassium Deficiency In Lawns Potassium is a major nutrient component in all lawn fertilizers, and is essential to the health of all lawns and plants. While Potassium is naturally present in soils, we...
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Urine Spots On The Lawn Those familiar yellow spots on the lawn which often burn and kill the grass and are surrounded by a bright green ring are well known to dog owners. Many of us have learned to live with...
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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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Red Thread Red Thread is a disease which is most recognizable by it's red or pinkish threads which resemble a spiders web fusing the leaf blades of the... Read more...

Lawn Watering

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Another major problem with watering lawns and which is often overlooked by many people is if lawns are being watered too much, or too frequently. The... Read more...

Lawn Mowing

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Overgrown Lawns Often we can come across an overgrown lawn which we are tasked to bring under control. There can be many reasons for this, perhaps we've... Read more...

Lawn Fertilizers

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Fertilizing St. Augustine Lawns St. Augustine is one of those grass types which can be very tricky to fertilize correctly for, it has very different... Read more...