The UC Guide to Healthy Lawns

For home gardeners and managers of parks, school grounds, and other low-maintenance turf

All you need to know to grow a lawn using little or no pesticide

Tall fescue

Choose and identify
your turf species

Lawn care for new lawns

Lawn care for new lawns

Laying sod

Prepare the site
and plant turf

Mowing a lawn

Lawn care for established lawns

Digging up turf

Lawn renovation

Masked chafer

Manage pests and diagnose problems


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