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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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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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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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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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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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Lawn Pests

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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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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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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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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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Preparing A Lawn For Winter Winter can put an enormous strain on our lawns, especially in the colder regions where the grass gets snowed over. The effects of Winter are most often seen in Spring when a lawn is...
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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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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,...

Lawn Diseases

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Symptoms Of Take All Root Rot Take All Root Rot, also know as Take All Disease and Take All Patch, is a severe fungal disease which rots away at the root... Read more...

Lawn Watering

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Collecting rainwater can seem like a natural, simple and easy thing to do for it's use around our homes and gardens. After all, what can be more natural,... 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 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...