NC State publishes new guide to organic lawn care
NC State Cooperative Extension has just posted a new “Organic Lawn Care Guide” publication.
Natural or “organic” methods of lawn care can provide more than just a sense of protecting the environment. Organic lawn care emphasizes selection of the right turfgrass for the location and good management to maintain a healthy lawn. Organic Lawn Care – A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management
Mow only when the soil and plants are dry to reduce the risk of spreading disease and injuring the turf
Allow clippings to remain on the lawn. They can reduce the need for fertilizer by 20-30%.
Select a disease-resistant turfgrass adapted to your region