Lawn Care For Dummies
ISBN: 0764550772
EAN13: 9780764550775
Language: English
Pages: 368
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
From choosing seeds, sod, and tools to watering, fertilizing, and mowing, this do-it-yourself guide shows readers how to handle common lawn care disasters successfully. Topics include flooding, insects, diseases, and other problems. of color photos. Line illustrations throughout.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover I would recommend this book to anyone starting a new lawn or improving an existing one. -- Kevin N. Morris, Director, National Turfgrass Evaluation Program This is the one book you should have, keep handy, and use often! -- Doug Fender, Executive Director, Turf Resource Center, Rolling Meadows, IL Full Color Section Highlights Ideas for a Beautiful Lawn! Grow a Lush Lawn -- a Cut Above the Rest! No matter where you live, what you do, or how many kids you have, you too can grow a great garden of grasses -- quickly and easily. Discover tons of time- and water-saving secrets for better planting, fertilizing, weeding, and mowing. With easy-to-follow instructions and lots of illustrations, Lawn Care For Dummies (R) brings you everything you need to know to grow a lawn that's the envy of the block! From Sod to Sunday Naps -- Your Complete Guide to Lawns Compare the pluses and minuses of planting seed, sod, sprigs, stolons, or plugs Choose a grass type that thrives in your climate Unearth winning techniques for repairing broken lawns Discover ten surefire ways to help drought-weary yards survive Control pests with environmentally friendly methods that are safe and effective Select alternative ground covers that are practical and good looking Install a permanent, in-ground irrigation system Also look for Hungry Minds' Gardening For Dummies (R) , the fun and easy way to grow a gorgeous garden!