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  Lawn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lawns were also used in medieval times within monasteries and in the courtyards of castles for the lords and ladies to take their daily constitutional and escape from the odours of the castle.
Lawns do not have to be, and have not always been of grass.
Lawns are sometimes cared for by using pesticides and other chemicals, which can be harmful to the environment if misused.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lawn   (1692 words)

  
 Lawn
Lawn grasses are sold as mixtures since all areas of a lawn are not precisely the same.
A grass lawn is one element in a landscape.
Lawns have thatch; undecomposed clippings and stems that accumulate on the grass.
www.ireneclark.net /horticulture/Lawn/lawn.html   (1204 words)

  
 Lawn Care
A beautiful lawn begins with choosing a type of grass that is suitable for the climate.
Lawns in the Northwest are occasionally attacked by chinch bugs, bill bugs, and grubs but the most common insect is the European cranefly which looks like a giant mosquito.
Weeds are a sign that the lawn is stressed, usually by poor soil, lack of regular watering, lack of fertilizer or mowing too short.
www.rodsgarden.50megs.com /lawns.htm   (2578 words)

  
 Lawn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Brown spots in your lawn can be caused by either insects or fungus In general though, St. Augustinegrass and Bermuda grass growth is dormant during the cold winter months, and turns a shade of brown in spots and eventually over the entire yard.
Lawn fertilization should be done at intervals throughout the growing season (March to October) in Fort Bend County.
In the spring the lawn should be fertilized in March after it has turned green and has been mowed two or three times.
www.fbmg.com /faq/lawn.htm   (2633 words)

  
 Lawn Care
Core cultivation is essential for all lawn areas, especially those that are thatchy or subject to high traffic.
Before planting a lawn, decide on the desired quality, how the lawn will be used, and how much time and money you are willing to invest.
You may have to mow a bluegrass or fescue lawn every three to four days during the spring when it is actively growing but only once every seven to 10 days when growth is slowed by heat, drought or cold.
www.ext.colostate.edu /pubs/garden/07202.html   (2125 words)

  
 Lawn Fertilizers - Plant food for lawns.
For cool season lawns this is generally in spring and for warm season lawns a fall application is added.
High maintenance lawns are fertilized on a more precision application during the most active growing months.
These work great for spring use on established lawns, but the chemicals used in these fertilizers can damage or kill your newly planted grass while it is attempting to establish itself in its new home (your soil).
www.lawnfertilizers.com   (982 words)

  
 Lawn Mowing
Although a closely-cut lawn can be successfully maintained, its shorter root system will result in a need for more frequent watering and fertilization to compensate for its reduced ability to obtain water and nutrients from the soil.
If a lawn grows excessively high for some reason, the mowing height should be gradually reduced to the proper height over a span of several mowings rather than all at once.
Mowing when the lawn is dry will help to prevent clumping; however, the lawn should not be allowed to grow excessively high merely because the grass is wet.
www.uri.edu /ce/factsheets/sheets/lawnmow.html   (782 words)

  
 Lawn Talk - University of Illinois Extension
Fertilizing is an important lawn care practice, as it influences grass color, ability to recover from stress, and helps prevent weed invasions and disease.
For lawns, fertilizers containing controlled-release nitrogen sources are suggested for most applications.
Lawn starter products, typically high in phosphorus, are intended for newly seeded lawns.
www.urbanext.uiuc.edu /lawntalk/lawntalk10.html   (360 words)

  
 MSU Turfgrass Science: Home Lawn Research
Purchasing quality turfgrass seed for reestablishing lawns or establishing new lawns is critical to the future success of the lawn.
The first step in developing a fertilizer program for your lawn is to identify the objectives for the lawn area on your property.
Lawns adjacent to lakes, ponds, rivers or other surface water bodies should be regarded as sensitive areas.
www.turf.msu.edu /lawn.html   (682 words)

  
 Lawn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By raising your lawn mower height another ½ to 1 inch, you are promoting the conservation of water in grass.
The number one culprit of brown spots in your lawn is lack of water.
There are a number of things that you can do to prepare your lawn for the winter and to ensure that it comes back strong in the fall.
www.conservewater.utah.gov /OutdoorUse/Lawn   (2128 words)

  
 Lawn care
Drag the lawn, this will push and drag seed into the holes you created and break up the little plugs of soil that the aerator left on the ground, it will cover up most of the seed giving much better germination and a thicker lawn.
Controlling weeds in a new or existing lawn is vital to the health and overall appearance of the lawn.
Once you have achieved the perfect lawn, after hundreds or thousands of dollars on Renovating or installing a lawn, it just doesn't make sense to let it go back to being a pasture from lack of watering or other maintenance that needs to be done.
www.lawn-care-tips.com /lawncaretips.html   (1642 words)

  
 Lawn
Lawn care guy said it was blight, and that it would just have to work its' way out of it, and the lawn would get worse before it got better.
After having not watered at all this year, the lawn looks flat and dead, the soil is mushy and wet (recent rain), and the only part of the lawn that looks OK is the part we never watered, fertilized, and we thought would die from lake of sunlight.
Lawn Tech, when I complained my grass was getting crop circles, told me to just sit tight, it would get worse before it got better, that anti-fungals don't work very well, and that it would come around in a year or two.
www.mastercomputergroup.com /personal/house/lawn/index.htm   (12726 words)

  
 B & B Turf Masterz K-Lawn, Lawn Care Service, Strasburg, Colorado   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Diseases have less chance of spreading when the lawn is watered after it has cooled down from the heat of the day.
During drought periods, it is better not to water the lawn at all, or infrequently with a deep irrigation, than to tease the grass with light sprinkling.
Thatch is a tightly intermingled layer of living and dead stems, leaves and roots, which develops between the layer of green vegetation and the soil surface.
bb.k-lawn.com /showplace.htm   (800 words)

  
 MSUcares: The Home Lawn and Turfgrasses
When the temperature of the sidewalk is 100 ºF, the temperature of the adjacent turf remains near 75 ºF. This cooling may last into the night, with studies showing a 13-degree cooling at 9 p.m.
The average lawn traps significant amounts of carbon dioxide, peroxyacetyl nitrates, and ozone as well as particulate matter.
You don't have to be an expert to have a quality lawn; neither do you have to spend all your leisure time working on it.
msucares.com /lawn/lawn/index.html   (585 words)

  
 Winter/Spring (2003) Lawn Management for Colorado Lawns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although there are many unknowns regarding the ability to irrigate lawns and landscapes at this point, some comprehensive spring lawn care recommendations for early 2003 are offered here.
Overseeding may be done in conjunction with lawn aeration; this may especially benefit those lawns thinned by last summer's drought conditions (avoid using crabgrass preemergent herbicides at the time of overseeding)
The use of products not labeled for or intended for use on lawns may damage turf, especially when lawns are under heat and drought stress.
www.colostate.edu /Depts/CoopExt/4DMG/Lawns/drght16.htm   (1139 words)

  
 Lawn aeration
Aerating a lawn means supplying the soil with air, usually by poking holes in the ground throughout the lawn using an aerator.
A lawn can be aerated at any time the ground is not frozen, but should not be done when it is extremely hot and dry.
On thatchy lawns, it is important to leave the cores on the lawn, allowing them to work back into the grass.
www.ext.colostate.edu /ptlk/1505.html   (276 words)

  
 Ottawa Lawn Care Company Weed Service Organic Fertilizer Nematodes Grubs Merit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
An IPM program with regular visits allowing for continued monitoring to ensure lawn health with limited pesticide use.
All naturally occurring products to give your lawn the neutrients it needs to ensure healthy plants that have the strength to compete with weeds while looking great.
Fortify your lawn with rich, all natural nutrients and soil conditioners.
www.nutri-lawn.com /ottawa.htm   (486 words)

  
 Lawn fertilizer
Fertilizing increases growth, color, vigor, hardiness, thickens the grass and is the mainstay of having a rich dark lawn.
While Fertilizing alone will not provide a perfect lawn, it is one of the 5 most important parts of lawn care.
You will subtract the space for the house, the driveway, any landscape beds, any unimproved areas of the property that are not lawn areas, and by the time your done subtracting area you will arrive at a smaller area than you thought.
www.lawn-care-tips.com /fertilizing.html   (712 words)

  
 New Sprinkler Systems | Install DIY Lawn Sprinkler System Kits
Lawns and gardens with irrigation generally are greener and lusher.
Lawn Belt's unique "diamond shaped" design allows you to install a home irrigation system easily just by prying the ground open with a flat spade.
Lawn Belt's shape also acts as a root barrier or garden border between lawn and planting areas.
www.lawnbeltusa.com   (1094 words)

  
 lawn
Lawns, edges and more: Residential and commercial, including ride on mowing, no job too big or small.
Mowing of lawns and edging of all pathways and fencing.
Lawn mowing, edging and pruning, spraying and fertilizing.
www.hellohello.com.au /trade/Lawn.html   (460 words)

  
 All About Lawns- Lawn Care, Mowers, Maintenance, and Grass Types
Join our lawn discussion groups where you can ask our knowledgeable staff anything and everything to help you with your lawn.
TruGreen ChemLawn's® lawn treatment destroys weeds, kills pests and can give you the greenest lawn on the block.
Despite the resilience and durability of your lawn, there are a host of problems that can strike at any time and without warning.
www.allaboutlawns.com   (204 words)

  
 Lawn Care: Projects: Installing Lawn Edging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Now that you know where your edging will be installed (along the edge of your garden bed and lawn), it is time to start digging again.
Dig a trench along the landscaped edge about four to six inches deep and as wide as it needs to be for the edging.
Once the edging is in place, fill in the gaps on the non-lawn side with back fill, topsoil or garden soil and tamp it down so it is even.
www.lawncare.com /index.cfm/event/Article.Detail/documentId/92a0dac4f353c7d8beeb5b65d9ecb757   (402 words)

  
 Lawn Care   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From mowing to weed control, we'll give you a check list for lawns in your neck of the woods.
Join our growing online community, and share your knowledge and experience with other yard care enthusiasts around the country through Scotts' lawn care and gardening message boards.
lawn care projects - down and dirty in a weekend
www.lawncare.com   (82 words)

  
 lawn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In arid and semi-arid areas, less water is lost from evapotranspiration during nighttime hours, but evening watering of lawns is not recommended because of the increased possibility of fungal disease infection.
If you have dry, discolored patches in your lawn, don't overwater the rest of the lawn to compensate for the problem; adjust the irrigation for that area by adding or moving sprinkler heads.
Many people would like to replace some or all of their lawn with more water-efficient landscaping, but don't know how to kill off Bermuda grass or similar turf types.
www.sahra.arizona.edu /programs/water_cons/home/lawn.htm   (849 words)

  
 Lawn-A-maT
Incorporated in 1961, Lawn-A-maT was America's first national, automated granular lawn care company.
For over 40 years, we have been providing homeowners with the highest quality lawn services available.
We specialize in the application of the materials your lawn needs to be the envy of the neighborhood.
www.lawn-a-mat.com   (92 words)

  
 Aeration services for your lawn
Aerating your lawn is a great way to reduce thatch, loosen up compacted soils and make it easier for water and nutrients to reach the roots of your turf.
Over time without regular care, lawns can thin out and lose color due to excessive thatch buildup, hard or compacted soils, or periods of high temperature, high humidity, or drought.
Thatch is the layer of living and dead stems, roots, grass parts, and other organic debris that forms on top of your lawn's soil.
www.green-a-lawn.com /aeration.html   (295 words)

  
 Georgia Tech :: LAWN :: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Georgia Tech LAWN (Local Area Walkup and Wireless Network) is designed for students, faculty, staff, and institute guests who are mobile computer users.
The LAWN gives mobile users access to many of the same computing resources available to them from a campus office or student residence hall.
Some campus locations, the library for example, also provide wired (10/100 ethernet) LAWN ports.
www.lawn.gatech.edu   (148 words)

  
 Nutri-Lawn Organic Lawn Care Weed Insect Disease Control in Lawns IPM Lawncare Landscaping Mowing Tree Shrub Pruning ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
You get a stunning lawn, and peace of mind for your children, pets, neighbours and the environment.
At Nutri-Lawn, we offer a number of lawn-care programs to give you the healthy, beautiful lawn you have always imagined, while minimizing or eliminating pesticides.
We take note of the kind of grasses you have, and the kinds of weeds and pests you are battling.
www.nutri-lawn.com   (194 words)

  
 Free Lawn Analysis - TruGreen Lawn Care & Landscaping - TruGreen ChemLawn
Classification of the different grasses in your lawn and the types that are best suited to your area.
Identification of any weeds, insects, or diseases that are negatively impacting your lawn.
We guarantee all of our services because your lawn means more to us.
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