Lawn Geek: Tips and Tricks for the Ultimate Turf From the Guru of Grass

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Penguin, Mar 6, 2007 - Gardening - 352 pages
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Bow down to the “Sultan of Sod” (USA Today)—and achieve the lawn of your greenest dreams.
 
Dubbed the “Lawn Geek” by USA Today, turf scientist Trey Rogers explains how to master the well-manicured look in all climates, from basic site preparation to mowing, fertilizing, irrigating, and of course, safe and effective pest management.
 
Whether you’re faced with your first yard or are a long-time mower, you’ll find the Lawn Geek’s enthusiastic and humorous advice perfect for weeding out your deep-rooted fears and insecurities. Rogers will have you looking forward to spring—and a lush lawn that will become the envy of your neighbors.
 

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Turf scientist Trey Rogers-a genuine doctor of agronomy-gives homeowners the knowledge they need to outshine their neighbors in this educational and entertaining lawn care overview. Rogers starts with ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1Beginning at Grass Roots
Chapter 2The Big Chill
Chapter 3Some Like It
Chapter 4Finding Your Turfgrass Mate
Chapter 5Building the Base Camp
Chapter 6Putting Down Roots
Chapter 7Making the Right
Chapter 10Lawn
Chapter 11Weeding Things
Chapter 12Building Your Herbicide Arsenal
Chapter 13Spots Blights and Other Really Ugly Stuff
Chapter 14Whats Eating Your Grass?
Chapter 15Critter Control
Chapter 16When Good Lawns Go
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Chapter 8Watering It Down
Chapter 9Feeding the Beast
Appendix AResources
Appendix CEssential Gear

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