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  • Planning and Designing Your Home Landscape
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    Planning and Designing Your Home Landscape

    Author(s) Dan A. Wilson, Thomas J. Wilson, Wayne G. Tlusty This publication explores landscape planning: putting the plan on paper; selecting, pl...

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  • Lawn Weed Prevention and Control
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    Lawn Weed Prevention and Control

    Author(s) J. C. Stler, R. C. Newman A sound weed control program combines proper lawn management with proper herbicide use to effectively prevent ...

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  • Lawn Maintenance
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    Lawn Maintenance

    Author(s) John C. Stier Fertilizing, watering, and mowing all help you maintain a healthy lawn. This fact sheet covers these, plus how to deal wit...

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  • Turf Diseases of the Great Lakes Region
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    Turf Diseases of the Great Lakes Region

    Author(s) J. P Kerns, P. L. Koch Want to know what's ailing your lawn, park, or golf course turf and how to cure it? Turn to Turf Diseases of the...

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  • Organic and Reduced-Risk Lawn Care
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    Organic and Reduced-Risk Lawn Care

    Author(s) Doug Soldat, John Stier, Jim Kerns, Chris Williamson More and more people wish to move in the direction of creating an organic lawn, or...

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  • Sampling Lawn and Garden Soils for Analysis
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    Sampling Lawn and Garden Soils for Analysis

    Author(s) Geoff Siemering, John B. Peters, Doug Soldat Learn how to get a soil analysis and use it to develop your own tailored plan to provide m...

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  • Making and Using Compost in the Garden
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    Making and Using Compost in the Garden

    Author(s) Christine Wen, Joe Van Rossum Making your own compost is an easy, practical, and satisfying way to make use of yard waste and table scr...

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  • Lawn Fertilization
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    Lawn Fertilization

    Author(s) W. R. Kussow, S. M. Combs, A. J. Sausen, D. J. Soldat A well-maintained lawn is an important asset for the homeowner, the community, and...

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  • Lawn Aeration and Topdressing
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    Lawn Aeration and Topdressing

    Author(s) John C. Stier Lawns may deteriorate over time due to excess thatch, soil compaction, or a combination of the two. Aeration helps to mana...

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  • Herbicide Effectiveness on Invasive Plants in Wisconsin—2013
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    Herbicide Effectiveness on Invasive Plants in Wisconsin—2013

    Author(s) Mark Renz Based on research and field observations, this publication highlights the effectiveness of 35 herbicides on 32 different inva...

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  • Growing Grass in Shade
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    Growing Grass in Shade

    Author(s) John C. Stier To grow grass in the shade, you'll need to use different management practices from those you use for growing turf in the t...

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  • Do-It-Yourself Alternative Lawn Care
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    Do-It-Yourself Alternative Lawn Care

    Author(s) Doug Soldat Growing a lush lawn without synthetic fertilizer or pesticide is difficult, but can be done-and growing your lawn this way ...

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  • Watering Your Lawn
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    Watering Your Lawn

    Author(s) Doug Soldat, John Stier  Turning on a sprinkler is easy. Knowing when to turn it on-and how long to leave it on-is harder. In this guide...

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  • Managing Turfgrass Pests in Wisconsin
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    Managing Turfgrass Pests in Wisconsin

    Author(s) P. L. Koch, P. J. Liesch, R. C. Williamson, D. J. Soldat, M. J. Renz, D. Drake, G. Nice In its many forms, the turfgrass management indu...

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  • Identifying Grasses in Wisconsin Turf
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    Identifying Grasses in Wisconsin Turf

    Author(s) R. C. Newman This publication will help you identify the 30 most common grass species in Wisconsin turf (12 pages; 2003). View publica...

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  • Conservation of Native and Domestic Pollinators in Managed Turfgrass Landscapes
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    Conservation of Native and Domestic Pollinators in Managed Turfgrass Landscapes

    Author(s) Jonathan L. Larson, R. Chris Williamson, P. J. Liesch Bees and other pollinators provide invaluable ecological and economic services, w...

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  • The Basics of Micro Irrigation
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    The Basics of Micro Irrigation

    Author(s) Scott Sanford, John Panuska Micro irrigation has numerous advantages over sprinkler irrigation and can be used in greenhouses, orchards...

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  • Prairie Primer
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    Prairie Primer

    Author(s) Stan Nichols, Lynn Entine, Evelyn Howell Whether you're a beginning or an experienced gardener, you'll appreciate the step-by-step instr...

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  • Yard Care Series: Managing Leaves and Yard Trimmings
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    Yard Care Series: Managing Leaves and Yard Trimmings

    Author(s) Gary Korb Leaves and yard trimmings can be harmful to lakes and streams after washing into storm sewers, or they can be used wisely to m...

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  • Northern Masked Chafer
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    Northern Masked Chafer

    Author(s) R. Chris Williamson A serious insect pest of turfgrass, the northern masked chafer is a beetle species that has been reported in two sou...

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  • European Chafer
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    European Chafer

    Author(s) R. Chris Williamson, Annie Deutsch A serious insect pest of turfgrass, the European chafer beetle was first reported in Door County, Wis...

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  • Calibrating and Using Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Spreaders
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    Calibrating and Using Lawn Fertilizer and Lime Spreaders

    Author(s) Wayne Kussow, Keith Kelling Learn how to calibrate your spreader to apply the right amount of lime or fertilizer (4 pages). View public...

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  • Common Weed Seedlings of the North Central States
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    Common Weed Seedlings of the North Central States

    This detailed, illustrated guide will help you identify the 54 most common problem weed species in the north central region of the United States. ...

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  • Master Composter Home Study Course
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    Master Composter Home Study Course

    Author(s) Holly Johnson Shiralipour, Joe Van Rossum Composting is an effective tool that keeps yard materials and food scraps out of landfills whi...

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  • Japanese Beetles
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    Japanese Beetles

    Author(s) R. Chris Williamson This fact sheet on the Japanese beetle, considered the single most important turf grass pest in the United States b...

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  • Yard Care Series: Shoreline Plants and Landscaping
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    Yard Care Series: Shoreline Plants and Landscaping

    Author(s) Dan Wilson, Gary Korb Shoreland development can have profound effects on water quality. These can be minimized, however, with a landsca...

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  • Yard Care Series: Rethinking Yard Care
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    Yard Care Series: Rethinking Yard Care

    Author(s) Gary Korb Discusses a new approach to yard care that protects human health and environmental quality (8 pages). View publication

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  • Yard Care Series: Lawn Weed Control
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    Yard Care Series: Lawn Weed Control

    Author(s) Gary Korb, Steven Bennett Good turf management, rather than choosing the right herbicide, is the first step in an effective, environmenta...

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  • Yard Care Series: Lawn Watering
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    Yard Care Series: Lawn Watering

    Author(s) Gary Korb Offers ways to save water while producing healthy, attractive lawns (4 pages). View publication

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  • Yard Care Series: Lawn and Garden Pesticides
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    Yard Care Series: Lawn and Garden Pesticides

    Author(s) Gary Korb, James Hovland Describes a variety of non-chemical methods of pest control plus tips for environmentally sound pesticide appli...

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  • Yard Care Series: Lawn and Garden Fertilizers
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    Yard Care Series: Lawn and Garden Fertilizers

    Author(s) Gary Korb, James Hovland Shows how fertilizers can degrade water quality and offers suggestions for fertilizer use (4 pages). View publ...

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  • Turfgrass Nutrient Management Planning
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    Turfgrass Nutrient Management Planning

    Author(s) Doug Soldat What is a nutrient management plan (NMP)? Using this question as a starting point, this publication addresses such key issue...

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  • Turfgrass Disorder: White Grubs
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    Turfgrass Disorder: White Grubs

    Author(s) R. C. Williamson, P. J. Pellitteri White grubs feeding on the turfgrass roots can cause either irregular patches or uniformly thin, drou...

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  • Turfgrass Disorder: Sod Webworms
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    Turfgrass Disorder: Sod Webworms

    Author(s) P. J. Pellitteri, C. F. Koval, D. L. Mahr, R. Kachadoorian The term sod webworm refers to a group of closely related insect species whos...

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  • Turfgrass Disorder: Greenbug
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    Turfgrass Disorder: Greenbug

    Author(s) P. J. Pellitteri, D. L. Mahr Areas of discolored turf, ranging from pale green to yellow to burnt orange, often occur under shade trees ...

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  • Turfgrass Disorder: Chinch Bug
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    Turfgrass Disorder: Chinch Bug

    Author(s) R. C. Williamson, D. L. Mahr, R. Kachadoorian Chinch bug (Blissus leucopterus) is an important insect pest of turfgrass in Wisconsin: ev...

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