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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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Centipede Grass Centipede grass can be an excellent choice of grass type for homeowners in the warmer Southern regions, requiring low maintenance and providing a turf with minimum disease and pest problems to worry about. In fact, Centipede grass really is one of the best low maintenance lawns. Centipede Grass can be established with Sprigs, Sod or Seed, producing a lush dense sod with a light green color which often has a noticeable yellow...
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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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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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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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White Grubs White grubs are a real problem in many lawns, they are capable of causing great damage as they feed on the roots of lawns during the peak growing season for turf... 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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Reducing The Severity Of Weeds The first time many people begin thinking about weeds in the lawn is usually when the weeds are already there, and most often when they are fully 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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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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Liquid Lawn Fertilizers are a lawn fertilizer product which is in a liquid form, most of these products are sold in a container which can be easily... Read more...