The Florida Lawn Handbook: Best Management Practices for Your Home Lawn in Florida
ISBN: 0813028027
EAN13: 9780813028026
Language: English
Pages: 172
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

The Florida Lawn Handbook: Best Management Practices for Your Home Lawn in Florida

Book Overview
Everything you need to know to keep your lawn looking its best Written in practical language by turfgrass experts, this new edition is completely up-to-date with the most recent lawn management information. Color plates identify various grass types, weeds, diseases, and insects--including those that are good for your lawn. Chapters cover selection, adaptability, establishment, and main-tenance for each type of lawn; soil analysis and fertilization; yearly calendars for lawn care and culture; mowing, watering, and calibrating sprinkler systems and fertilizer spreaders; overseeding for winter color; preparing a lawn for drought and low temperatures; weed and thatch control; safe pesticide application and use; integrated pest management strategies; and complete, illustrated diagnostic information for weeds, diseases, insect problems, nematodes, and other pests.