The Home Lawn
Agricultural Experiment Station, Agricultural Extension Service, Iowa State College, 1946 - Lawns - 16 pages
A well-graded fresh, green lawn is the first requirement for the home grounds planting. A fine lawn gives the family physical comfort. We often get our most satisfying relaxation on a soft, cool, sell-kept lawn. Every family can have a good lawn by following the simple directions given in this bulletin."--Page .
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