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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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Red Fescue Lawns Red Fescue grass is a member of a group of Fescues known as Fine Fescues. Along with all the Fine Fescue varieties, Red Fescue is an excellent grass for all the cooler Northern climates, it copes well with the cold weather and mixes very well with other Cool Season grass types to gain the greatest benefit for the area being turfed. As a native grass type in North America, Red Fescue is extremely well suited the North American...
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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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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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Mites In Home Lawns While there are many species of mites which live in lawns and gardens and cause no harm whatsoever, and with many which provide beneficial and natural control... Read more...
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Parasitic Nematodes To Control Pests In Home Lawns Parasitic Nematodes are small worms which can enter the bodies of many lawn pests, feeding on the pest from the inside until it... 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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Barnyard Grass Barnyard grass is a nuisance weed to most homeowners when it grows into our lawns creating a weed presence which is both ugly, and if left untreated will continue spreading throughout...
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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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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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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...

Lawn Diseases

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Brown Patch Disease Brown Patch Disease is a turf fungal disease which creates brown circles in lawns which will quickly spread if left untreated. Brown... Read more...

Lawn Watering

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Drought Tolerant Lawns Many people wanting a lawn for their homes are faced with uncertainties around water restrictions, while some others want a low... Read more...

Lawn Mowing

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The Importance Of Mowing Mowing lawns to many people seems like little more than a tedious chore which is constantly needing attention, the grass is... 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...