Expert Guide to Lawns (Toro): Pro Secrets for a Beautiful Yard

Expert Guide to Lawns (Toro): Pro Secrets for a Beautiful Yard

by Joseph Provey Mr.
     
 

Toro knows lawns, and with this book, homeowners will have Toro at their side, helping them maintain a beautiful yard through authoritative step-by-step text, 350 color photos, and 101 full-color illustrations. For more than eight decades, Toro has been intimately involved in the cultivation and maintenance of turfgrass, from both a residential and a professional

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Toro knows lawns, and with this book, homeowners will have Toro at their side, helping them maintain a beautiful yard through authoritative step-by-step text, 350 color photos, and 101 full-color illustrations. For more than eight decades, Toro has been intimately involved in the cultivation and maintenance of turfgrass, from both a residential and a professional standpoint. Toro has invested millions of dollars in turf-related research, educational programs, and scholarships at major universities, in addition to research into the best irrigation and lawn-maintenance systems available. Over the years, the company's innovations have helped improve golf-course playability at the majority of the over 15,000 golf courses in the United States and in many of the most prestigious golf courses throughout the world. In addition, grounds crews of more than 40 professional and commercial sports fields and grounds, including many Major League Baseball fields, NFL fields, college and university athletic departments, World Cup Soccer venues, and more, use Toro equipment.

Toro's Expert Guide to  Lawns reveals the pros' secrets for creating a healthier, more beautiful lawn without spending a lot of time or money and without using toxic substances. Whether readers want to start a new lawn from scratch or just fix problem areas, the secrets to success include choosing the right grasses and using an enlightened maintenance program. This groundbreaking book includes a user's guide to tools and equipment and a listing of sources for free advice and the latest research information.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580113755
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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