Synopses & Reviews
Anyone can have a lawn even greener than their neighbors envy with this definitive guide to improving the attractiveness of grass from seed to sod, in all seasons. Jerry Bakers proven tips, tricks, and tonics cover problems from mowing and mole damage to drought or downpour. Regular cabinet items are repurposed—Epsom salts to cure yellow grass and mouthwash to banish bugs—and homeowners learn what they can do to conserve water, avoid sun damage, and boost the green of their turf using sensible techniques and natural products. The book includes a calendar with a season-by-season to-do list, taking the guesswork out of lawn maintenance for gardeners with green thumbs as well as those who need a little guidance.
Anyone can have a lawn even greener than a neighbor's envy with this definitive guide to improving the attractiveness of grass from seed to sod, using Baker's proven tips, tricks, and tonics.
About the Author
Jerry Baker is the author of more than 50 books, including Jerry Bakers Backyard Bird Feeding Bonanza, Jerry Bakers Flower Garden Problem Solver, and Jerry Bakers Great Green Book of Garden Secrets, and his gardening specials have been widely televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.