Care of home lawns is a popular hobby and an important way to add to and maintain a home's value. It can also be expensive and labor intensive. Extension's advice about caring for and protecting your lawn from pests and diseases helps homeowners ensure that their grass is always greener.
- Ten Steps to a Healthier Home Lawn
- Centipedegrass Decline
- Irrigation for Lawns and Gardens
- Composting: Recycling Landscape Trimmings
- Controlling Moss and Algae in Turf
- Bermudagrass in Georgia
- Mole Crickets in Turf
- Fall Gardening: A Collection of Information and Resources
- Landscape Basics: Designing a Quality Control Program for Your Company
- Grasscycling: Let the Clippings Fall Where They May
- Chainsaw Safety Tips
- Know How and When to waterSmart
- Make Every Drop Count: Xeriscape - Seven Steps to a Water-Wise Landscape
- White Grub Pests of Turfgrass
- Identificación y Control de Lespedeza en Céspedes
- Control de Bermuda en Céspedes Residenciales del Sudeste de los EEUU
- The Truth about Slime Molds, Spanish Moss, Lichens and Mistletoe
- Using Water Wisely with Automated Irrigation Systems
- Turfgrass Diseases in Georgia: Identification and Control
- Enfermedades de los céspedes en Georgia: Identificación y Control
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- Successfully transplanting landscape plants takes forethought, preparation
- Blog is a new UGA resource for Georgia community gardeners
- Lawncare can be simpler if homeowners will take time to get to know their grass
- North Georgia lawns may show cold damage this spring
- Don't prune ice-covered ornamental plants until spring
- Georgia sod inventories low, prices high
- UGA mobile apps help professionals, homeowners care for lawns
- Plant new seed into tall fescue lawns now for great results later
- Fall turfgrass interseeding and overseeding: not one in the same
- Largest mushroom species in the Western Hemisphere spotted in Georgia
- Georgia Turf
Gives detailed identification and growing recommendations for the species. Links to relevant publications from Extension and researchers, turfgrass management courses and other websites.
- Flooded lawn management
Recommends how to help a lawn recover from a flood.
- Lawn Calendars
- Lawns don't waste water, people do
Suggests how to conserve water when using it.
- Poking and soaking will help lawn survive
Promotes aeration for lawn health.
- Protecting Your Home, Lawn, and Water
Summary pamphlet addresses homeowner concerns.