Scotts Lawns: Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard

July 25, 2014 - Comment

Comprehensive guide on lawn-care activities published by the world’s leading lawn authority. Explains better ways to mow, weed, fertilize, troubleshoot, and treat for pests. Includes information on buying or renting lawn-care equipment and other products.

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Comprehensive guide on lawn-care activities published by the world’s leading lawn authority.

Explains better ways to mow, weed, fertilize, troubleshoot, and treat for pests.

Includes information on buying or renting lawn-care equipment and other products.

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M. Blum says:

The ultimate guide on lawn care. This is a great book! It is the only book on lawn care you will ever need. I was looking for a book to prepare to install a new lawn in my backyard from scratch, and to learn how to improve the condition of my front yard. It contains any and all information you might ever need to address any lawn issue. It is well-written and very user friendly and well-organized, with excellent full-color pictures, checklists, charts and summaries. I also compared this book to “The Lawn Bible”, which I checked out from my local library. I found this book far superior. The large pictures make it easy to identify specific weeds and types of grass as well as various lawn conditions and pest issues to help diagnose your lawn problems. “The Lawn Bible” is a good book, but it has no pictures, only line drawings, and is not as user friendly or as useful as a quick reference. I mention this because I see that book rated a little higher than this book and people might be interested to see the two…

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Lee "ArtIsLove" says:

Probably the Best “Holy caRRRnations, Mary. Take a look at this!”, you might exclaim for seeing this book the first time. “Look at the clever propaganda of Scotts trying to sell us more of their products!” Well, you might think that . . . but you’re wrong. You and I have the advantage — yeap, GREAT advantage — of living in the Information Age. And in the process of trying “to sell us more of their Scotts products” — for those of you for who the glass is half-empty — Messrs. Nick Christians and Ashton Ritchie have provided us not only with probably the best book on lawns, but invaluable information on lawn care from A to Z.The chapters of “Scotts Lawns: Your Guide to a Beautiful Yard” are: (1) “Your Dream Lawn” (an introduction), (2) “Fertilizing”, (3) “Watering”, (4) “Mowing”, (5) “Managing Thatch”, (6) “Troubleshooting” (this just might be the best chapter which describes methods of how to cure a lawn from pests, diseases and weeds), (7) “Reviving your Lawn”, (8) “Brand New Lawn”, and…

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