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.
- Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
- Best Management Practices in the Landscape
- Annual Bluegrass Control Programs for Georgia Lawns
- Dollar Spot of Turfgrasses in Georgia: Identification and Control
- Turfgrass Fertility Series: Turfgrass Fertility: Understanding Fertilizer Labels, Macronutrients, and Micronutrients
- Winterizing Motorized Garden Equipment
- Soil Testing for Home Lawns, Gardens and Wildlife Food Plots
- Water-wise Landscape Guide for the Georgia Piedmont
- Spanish Series: Enfermedades de Céspedes: Guia de Referencia Rapida
- Weed Control in Home Lawns
- Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants
- Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants
- Pruning Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
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.
- New landscape plants can be installed under water restrictions
- New UGA scientist searches for grasses that can survive drought, heat and other environmental stressors
- Repair the landscape damaged by Hurricane Matthew one step at a time
- UGA turfgrass research highlighted at Griffin Campus field day
- The risk of Zika is low but Georgians should reduce mosquito populations where they can
- 'Garden Guru' Norman Winter to write columns for Georgia media
- It's harvest time, and it's hot: ways to protect yourself from heat stress in the garden
- When no rain falls from above, providing water from below is the best method for plants
- Dry weather has given some parts of Georgia a slow start to mosquito season, but Georgians are urged to remain vigilant
- Annual Turfgrass Conference to be held in Tifton
- 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.