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
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.