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Scotts Lawns: Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard

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Publisher Comments:

With this book, you'll find answers and see results.

* Seeding

* Fertilizing

* Mowing

* Watering

* Aerating

* Problem solving

* Equipment Myths

* Techniques

From the first name in lawns comes the last word on lawn care! Scotts Lawns brings you all the experience and insight of the nation's foremost experts on growing the perfect lawn. Here you'll find the secrets of success for your yard — you'll have fewer weeds and greener grass — all explained in easy-to-follow steps. You'll be amazed by how uncomplicated it is, and your neighbors will be asking you for your secrets.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive guide on lawn-care activities published by the world's leading lawn authority.

Explains better ways to mow, weed, fertilize, troubleshoot, and treat for pests.

Includes information on buying or renting lawn-care equipment and other products.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Your dream lawn

Benefits of a lawn

How grass grows

Chapter 2: Fertilizing

Fertilizing digest

Fertilizing fundamentals

Fertilizer

Spreaders

Spreading how-to

The nutrients plants need

Turf topics: Annual lawn programs

Chapter 3: Watering

Watering digest

Lawn watering basics

Sprinklers &irrigation systems

Conserving water

Chapter 4: Mowing

Mowing digest

Making the cut

Lawn mowers

Finishing touches

Chapter 5: Managing thatch

Managing thatch digest

Dethatching

Aerating

Turf topics: Lawns in shade

Chapter 6: Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting digest

Dealing with pests

Using pest controls

Lawn detective

All about weeds

Controlling weeds

Weed profiles

All about insects

Controlling insects

Insect profiles

All about diseases

Disease profiles

Other problems

Chapter 7: Reviving your lawn

Reviving your lawn digest

Patching vs. renovating

Patching

Renovating

Chapter 8: Brand new lawn

Brand new lawn digest

The basics of a new lawn

Buying seed and sod

Evaluate the soil

Soil testing

Improving soil

Soil prep &seeding

Finishing the job

Sodding

Selecting the right grass

Grass profiles

Other turf grasses

Turf topics: What's good for the lawn is good for the environment

Resources

Index

Credits

Product Details

ISBN:
9780696212703
With:
Ritchie, Ashton
Author:
Ritchie, Ashton
Author:
Christians Ph. D., Nick
Author:
Christians, Nick
Author:
Scotts Books
Author:
Scott, S.
Author:
Rogers, Marilyn
Author:
Nick Christians Ph.D.
Publisher:
Scotts
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
Lawns
Subject:
Turf management
Subject:
Turfgrasses
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
116-01
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.20x6.34x.59 in. 1.52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive guide on lawn-care activities published by the world's leading lawn authority.

Explains better ways to mow, weed, fertilize, troubleshoot, and treat for pests.

Includes information on buying or renting lawn-care equipment and other products.

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