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Dealing with the drought: What you can do to your lawn - Appeal-Democrat

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Dealing with the drought: What you can do to your lawn
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There are many different ways to go when planning a drought-tolerant lawn. There are turf substitutes for those who want to maintain a lawn-like yard.
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Fall Lawn Care: 4 Ways to Say G’Night For The Winter

Fall Lawn Care: 4 Ways to Say G’Night For The Winter | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Fall lawn care tips at HouseLogic give you practical advice about aerating, seeding, fertilizing, and mulching to keep your lawn in prime shape.
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Fall lawn, landscape lecture series near - Forsyth County News Online

Fall lawn, landscape lecture series near - Forsyth County News Online | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Fall lawn, landscape lecture series near
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FORSYTH COUNTY — Wondering what to do with your lawn as we head into the cooler fall months? The Forsyth County Extension Service and the local library system may have the answers.
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Women's World Cup turf war heats up - USA TODAY

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Women's World Cup turf war heats up
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Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass. A group of players from the U.S.
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Master gardener: Rust seen on late-summer lawns - Naperville Sun

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Master gardener: Rust seen on late-summer lawns
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When rust disease is heavy in your lawn, it is easy to see a red, orange or yellow cast on the grass blades.
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Now is good time to seed lawn - Quad City Times

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Now is good time to seed lawn
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A: Late summer (mid-August to mid-September) is the best time to establish a lawn from seed in the Midwest. Late summer seeding has several advantages over spring seeding.
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Scientists Drive to Create More Resilient Turf Grass for Golf - Scientific American

Scientific American Scientists Drive to Create More Resilient Turf Grass for Golf Scientific American Even after the $11 million remaking of River Bend to handle extreme weather – hardier grass, extensive drainage, electric fans to stir breezes –...
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Why we need to look for lawn alternatives but artificial grass is not the answer « World Landscape Architecture – landscape architecture webzine

Why we need to look for lawn alternatives but artificial grass is not the answer « World Landscape Architecture – landscape architecture webzine | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Are they still considering replacing the grass at memorial park with artificial turf? Bleh http://t.co/0jFuKpcUlk
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High profile players continue fight against playing on artificial pitches at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 - Womens Soccer United

High profile players continue fight against playing on artificial pitches at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 - Womens Soccer United | turfgrass | Scoop.it
High profile professional women’s football players such as USWNT’s Abby Wambach have been very vocal about their disapproval of playing the biggest women’s football tournament in the world on artificial pitches.
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Calculations Used to Determine the Amount of Fertilizer Needed to Treat Turf — Center for Turfgrass Science (Penn State University)

Calculations Used to Determine the Amount of Fertilizer Needed to Treat Turf — Center for Turfgrass Science (Penn State University) | turfgrass | Scoop.it
A fundamental problem in turfgrass fertilization involves determining how much fertilizer is needed to supply a specified amount of nitrogen (or any other nutrient) per 1000 sq ft.
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Video: Drone provides bird's-eye view for turf researchers

Video: Drone provides bird's-eye view for turf researchers | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Above: Mary Thurn, research support specialist with the Cornell Turfgrass Program, demonstrates how she uses a DJI Phantom Aerial UAV Drone Quadcopter with GoPro camera drone to get an aerial view of turf research ...
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U of I Extension office offers lawn tips - Morris Daily Herald

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U of I Extension office offers lawn tips
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Mow your lawn higher – By leaving a taller leaf blade, you increase the food production of that grass plant.
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Extension educator has turf grass info - Van Wert independent

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Extension educator has turf grass info
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Mowing frequency — At each mowing, it is recommended not to clip off more than a third of the total height of the grass to limit the amount and size of clippings thrown back on the lawn.
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Be alert to armyworms in grass - Kansas.com

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Be alert to armyworms in grass
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And look for caterpillars 1/2 inch long or so on the turf.
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Safety cited in Women's World Cup turf war

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Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women's World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.
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Time to bury the artificial debate over synthetic turf - SFGate

Time to bury the artificial debate over synthetic turf - SFGate | turfgrass | Scoop.it
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Time to bury the artificial debate over synthetic turf
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It found the main concern on turf fields was heat stress in players because the field reflected heat on hot days.
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Dr. Clark Throssell talks turf plots and more turf plots : Golfdom

Dr. Clark Throssell talks turf plots and more turf plots : Golfdom | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Clark Throssell, Ph.D. was visiting the University of Nebraska's turfgrass research plots with Zac Reicher, Ph.D., Bill Kreuser, Ph.D., Matt Sousek, M.S., and (In this month's Clark Talks Turf, Dr.
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Debate continues over artificial turf fields and human health concerns - New Haven Register

Debate continues over artificial turf fields and human health concerns - New Haven Register | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Debate continues over artificial turf fields and human health concerns New Haven Register The Synthetic Turf Council, which is a nonprofit trade organization for the artificial grass industry, answers safety questions on its website, in part...
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Kobe Bryant is against using artificial turf in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup - Washington Post (blog)

Kobe Bryant is against using artificial turf in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup - Washington Post (blog) | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Toronto Sun Kobe Bryant is against using artificial turf in next year's FIFA Women's World Cup Washington Post (blog) In a copy of their letter attained by the Washington Post from their representatives Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, the turf is...
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Telltale signs that you're overwatering your lawn - ConsumerReports.org

Telltale signs that you're overwatering your lawn - ConsumerReports.org | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Telltale signs that you're overwatering your lawn
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If you're watering your lawn every day, you're doing it wrong. Healthy lawns don't need that much water and in fact can be damaged by overwatering.
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Leave grass clippings: They fertilize the lawn - Packet Online

Leave grass clippings: They fertilize the lawn
Packet Online
As we come into the dog days of summer, those of us with lawns hope the wretched grass will slow down so we don't have to mow quite so often!
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Bride Rides Lawn Tractor At Navin Field For Baseball-Themed Wedding - CBS Local

Bride Rides Lawn Tractor At Navin Field For Baseball-Themed Wedding - CBS Local | turfgrass | Scoop.it
Bride Rides Lawn Tractor At Navin Field For Baseball-Themed Wedding CBS Local DETROIT (WWJ) - The bride wore white and tennis shoes, the groom a Detroit Stars jersey — as a couple got married in style over the weekend at the site of the old Tiger...
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Maintaining your lawn, grass areas - Tahoe Daily Tribune

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Maintaining your lawn, grass areas
Tahoe Daily Tribune
At 2 1/2 to 3 inches, the turf will perform better because the root system is deeper and can take up and store more water and nutrients than a shallow root system.
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It's time to water the lawn — finally - Kansas City Star

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It's time to water the lawn — finally
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Sure, it's hot and dry and you have to water your lawn now, but just think back through the past two months. This may be the first time you've had to drag out the hose.
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GARDENING: What about turf burn due to pets? - Odessa American

GARDENING: What about turf burn due to pets? - Odessa American | turfgrass | Scoop.it
GARDENING: What about turf burn due to pets?
Odessa American
Every summer just when the turf becomes plush enough to show off, small dead spots randomly appear in it. This reminds me of a question I heard recently.
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