University of Maryland Extension

Lawn Care

Home lawns and the idea of what a home lawn should look like varies greatly. There are homeowners who dream of that perfectly green, weed-free lawn (although the trend is toward a lower input lawn and lawn alternatives), and then there are others who are perfectly fine with clover and other weeds growing in their low maintenance landscapes. Our lawn care advice is based on University research that concentrates on cultural practices, including proper timing and amount of fertilizer, to produce a healthy, family, and earth-friendly lawn.

Key Cultural Practices for a Healthy Lawn

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