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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 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...
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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...
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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...

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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Leafhoppers Leafhoppers are a small flying insect which are often never seen, any damage caused is so minimal that it is generally unnoticeable, and overall there is hardly never... Read more...
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Mole Crickets Mole Crickets really are one of those special types of creatures which are extremely unusual in their appearance. They are between 1 - 2 inches long and have what... 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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Musk Thistle Musk Thistle is a weed which mainly occurs on acreages and roadsides in various parts of the country due to their preference for sparse or degraded areas of soil. However, they can and...
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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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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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Reasons For Levelling A Lawn Lawns often develop indentations over time, these depressions on the lawns surface occur for many reasons, including normal wear and tear such as foot traffic, kids playing,...
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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...

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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Determining whether a lawn requires an adjustment in irrigation is a very important factor in maintaining our lawns in the best health possible. Too much... Read more...

Lawn Mowing

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Reasons To Mow A Lawn Lower People often consider mowing their lawns at a lower height for many reasons, for some it may be to try and create a smoother... Read more...

Lawn Fertilizers

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What Is Nitrogen Used For In Lawns Nitrogen is one of the most important major nutrients for lawns, and many an avid gardener is aware of this. Nitrogen... Read more...