The Florida Lawn Handbook: Best Management Practices for Your Home Lawn in Florida by Laurie E. Trenholm, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Florida Lawn Handbook: Best Management Practices for Your Home Lawn in Florida

The Florida Lawn Handbook: Best Management Practices for Your Home Lawn in Florida

by Laurie E. Trenholm
     
 

Everything you need to know to keep your lawn looking its best!
 
Written in practical language by turfgrass experts, this new edition is completely up-to-date with the most recent lawn management information. Color plates identify various grass types, weeds, diseases, and insects—including those that are good for your lawn. Chapters cover

Overview

Everything you need to know to keep your lawn looking its best!
 
Written in practical language by turfgrass experts, this new edition is completely up-to-date with the most recent lawn management information. Color plates identify various grass types, weeds, diseases, and insects—including those that are good for your lawn. Chapters cover selection, adaptability, establishment, and main­tenance for each type of lawn; soil analysis and fertilization; yearly calendars for lawn care and culture; mowing, watering, and calibrating sprinkler systems and fertilizer spreaders; overseeding for winter color; preparing a lawn for drought and low temperatures; weed and thatch control; safe pesticide application and use; integrated pest management strategies; and complete, illustrated diagnostic information for weeds, diseases, insect problems, nematodes, and other pests.
 

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813028026
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Laurie E. Trenholm is assistant professor of environmental horticulture at the University of Florida.
 
J. Bryan Unruh is associate professor of environmental horticulture at the University of Florida.
Published in cooperation with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

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