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Should You Aerate Your Lawn?Core aeration

Almost all lawns will benefit from aeration, and a great lawn demands it. That said, most lawns do not need it. Learn the benefits of aeration, when to aeration, what machine to use, and additional lawn care tips.
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Watering Your Lawnlawn

Most lawns are turning yellow and going dormant. That's fine. If you want to keep your lawn green and growing, you need to water it. Here are some tips.
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Lawns: Interpreting Your Soil Test AnalysisSoil testing for lawns

This new publication teaches homeowners and golf course personnel how to take a soil sample and interpret the soil test results to grow and maintain a health lawn. 
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Home Lawn Problems and Solutions for NDField bindweed

This award-winning, comprehensive and illustrated guide helps homeowners to identify and solve common problems in lawns.
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HoWatering lawn seedme Lawn Establishment

Whether you are establishing a lawn or want to improve your existing lawn, this publication will provide steps that lead to a more attractive turf.
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Dandelion close-upWeed Control in North Dakota Lawns

Discusses types of weeds, good weed management, herbicide use, and a list of effective herbicides for weed control in lawns.
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Red thread on lawnStop Turf Problems Before They Start

Common turfgrass problems in North Dakota will be discussed. Proactive measures that can be taken in the spring to prevent problems from starting in the first place will be emphasized.
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JaJapanese beetle grubpanese Beetle in North Dakota

The grubs of Japanese beetle can destroy lawns. Learn about the status of this pest in North Dakota (2015).
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Additional Publications and Videos

Icon - Publication  Evaluating, Preparing and Amending Lawn and Garden Soil

Icon - Publication  Composting Practices

Icon - Publication  Japanese Beetle in North Dakota

Icon - Publication  Lawn and Garden Care After a Flood

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