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  • Organic Lawn Care

    … Updated: October 19, 2021 Organic lawn care is desired by people who want a more environmentally friendly managed lawn. Concerns about the impacts of pesticides on humans, …

  • Lawn Care

    … April 15, 2021 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  … growing in their low maintenance landscapes. Our lawn care advice is based on University research that concentrates …

  • The Challenge of Growing a Lawn in Maryland

    … It’s Time to Rethink Our Lawns & Landscapes A lush green lawn is often expected as part of the typical American home … We receive questions from Maryland residents when their lawn contains weeds or brown spots, does not grow well, or … rules and expectations and powerful advertising for lawn care products suggest that it does. We may be influenced by …

  • Lawn Maintenance Calendar for Maryland Tall Fescue Home Lawns

    … more challenging. Refer to The Challenge of Growing a Lawn in Maryland . The recommended time to fertilize tall … of lawns and promotes healthier grass. Grass needs routine care to remain healthy, compete with weeds, and recuperate … from drought, disease, or insect damage. Maryland’s Lawn Fertilizer Law authorizes the Maryland Department of …

  • Home and Garden Sitemap

    … Nasturtium Oregano Parsley Rosemary Sage Tarragon Thyme Care of Herbs and Starting Herbs from Seed Downey Mildew of … Gardens Drip Irrigation How to Start a Vegetable Garden Lawn (Turfgrass) Removal Methods Organic Matter and Soil … Management Tips for Choosing Trees and Shrubs Lawns Lawn Care Basics The Challenge of Growing a Lawn in Maryland …

  • Lawn Renovation and Overseeding

    … Too much shade and competition from tree roots. Consider  lawn alternatives  for shady areas and mulch rings around … to grow well. Incorrect  mowing  practices. Scalping the lawn and mowing too often stresses out the grass and … Water immediately after installation and begin lawn care practices.  Cover the seedbed with a layer of straw to …

  • Starting a New Lawn

    … competition.   Questions to consider before starting a lawn in Maryland 1) What are some of the  challenges of growing a lawn  in Maryland? A year-round deep green lawn is not an … and Overseeding Grass Seed Seeding or Sodding Lawns Sod Care and Maintenance after Seeding Moss in Lawns Organic Lawn

  • Moss in Lawns

    … Excessive irrigation Poor air circulation Lack of lawn care Inappropriate choice of turf species or cultivars for site conditions Lawn care practices that help to prevent/manage moss Lawn

  • Care and Maintenance of a Lawn after Seeding

    … Updated: April 15, 2021 Care after lawn renovation, for at least the first two … more challenging even during the recommended time for lawn projects. Seeding in the fall and then again in the …

  • Nimblewill

    … Lab, The Ohio State University, Bugwood.org Habit in a lawn Nimblewill plants have a fine texture in a lawn.  Photo: Ohio State Weed Lab, The Ohio State University, … of Maryland Extension Management in lawns Cultural lawn care practices Maintain healthy, dense turf that can compete …