How to Give Your Yard
Professional-Level Lawn Care, Without Hiring a Professional. Every bit of this book is
packed with simple, practical information on how to quickly and easily make your yard look
amazing, without a bunch of back-breaking labor or expensive landscaping services.
This guide profiles more than 1000
readily available ground covers, including extensive notes on growing, suggested uses, and
a summary of the plant's features, accompanied by 320 photos. This authoritative and
reader-friendly guide is a handy reference to take to the nursery or garden center.
Step by step, the author takes
readers through the many elements that work together to form a healthy, organic lawn.
Well-treated soil, fed properly with compost and natural fertilizers, is the foundation of
every great lawn. Plant it with a grass cultivar matched properly to the climate and
sunlight, nourish the soil and grass with the proper amount of water, and maintain the
height with a good mower equipped with a sharp blade. A beautiful, naturally maintained
lawn can be as simple as that.
From the first name in lawns comes
the last word on lawn care! Scotts Lawns brings you all the experience and insight of the
nation's foremost experts on growing the perfect lawn. Here you'll find the secrets of
success for your yard -- you'll have fewer weeds and greener grass -- all explained in
easy-to-follow steps. You'll be amazed by how uncomplicated it is, and your neighbors will
be asking you for your secrets.
Hostas, stonecrops, smaller
rhododendrons, prayer plants, pyracanthas, box huckleberry, hellebores, daylilies,
grasses, alpine willows, and unsupported climbing vines are just some of MacKenzie's