Livable Lawns – Managing a Healthy Lawn

livable lawns  The benefits of a healthy, attractive lawn are many and diverse. This colorful, 29-page brochure will provide valuable information to grow and manage a healthy lawn in Delaware. Topics include site preparation, selecting the proper turf species, planting the lawn, care and after planting, mowing, soil system, using fertilizer properly, managing thatch, watering, controlling weeds and insect pests.


Cooperative Extension Education in Agriculture and Home Economics, University of Delaware, Delaware State University and the United States Department of Agriculture cooperating. Distributed in furtherance of Acts of Congress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. It is the policy of the Delaware Cooperative Extension System that no person shall be subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex, disability, age, or national origin.

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