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.
- Water-wise Landscape Guide for the Georgia Piedmont
- Weed Control in Home Lawns
- Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants
- Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants
- Pruning Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
- Control of Lace Bugs on Ornamental Plants
- Lespedeza Identification and Control in Turfgrass
- Identification and Control of Spring Dead Spot in Georgia
- Turfgrass Fertility: Soil Texture, Organic Matter, Aeration, and pH
- Ten Steps to a Healthier Home Lawn
- Centipedegrass Decline
- Irrigation for Lawns and Gardens
- Composting: Recycling Landscape Trimmings
To see a full list of publications, visit the Extension Publications site.
For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.
- Soil test can help cure thin, patchy lawn problems
- UGA breaks ground on new turfgrass research and education facilities
- UGA apps bring expert lawn-care advice to mobile devices
- Unmanned drone cameras help UGA scientists document research results
- University of Georgia mobile app helps DOT control roadside weeds
- Thatch is the enemy of home lawns
- Time to shake off those winter blues with garden planning and yard projects
- Team of UGA agents wins Urban Agriculture Education Award
- Planting fall vegetables in lawns opens door to homegrown food in the city
- Successfully transplanting landscape plants takes forethought, preparation
- 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.