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.
- 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
- Enfermedades de Cespedes Guia de Referencia Rapida
- Soil Testing for Home Lawns, Gardens and Wildlife Food Plots
- Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
- Annual Bluegrass Control in Residential Turfgrass
- Developing a WaterSmart Landscape
- Care of Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
- Pruning Ornamental Plants in the Landscape
- Best Management Practices in the Landscape
- Winter Protection of Ornamental Plants
- Basic Principles of Pruning Woody Plants
For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and enviromental sciences.
- Annual Turfgrass Conference held in Tifton
- Be patient and wait for centipedegrass to green-up on its own
- Popularity of St. Augustinegrass growing across Georgia
- Lawn care: Timing is everything
- A gardener's list of New Year's resolutions
- Chuck Bargeron named to Invasive Species Advisory Committee
- One man's wild flower is another man's weed
- Fall garden or not, there are plenty of winter gardening chores
- Place mulch in landscapes to create natural areas
- Don't let nagging leaf piles drive you to a hasty shredder or chipper purchase
- 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.