Information for Homeowners


Establishing Turf | Maintaining Lawns | Weeds | Diseases | Insects| Pesticide Information

Special Edition

Lawns and the Summer 2012 Drought/Heat Crisis: Now What? | PDF

Establishing a Turf Area

Establishing Lawn Areas From Seed (AY-3-W)| PDF
Zoysiagrass for Indiana (AY-6-W) | PDF
Seeding a Turf Area in the Spring (AY-20-W) | PDF
Purchasing Quality Grass Seed for Your Lawn (AY-25-W) | PDF
Establishing a Lawn from Sod (AY-28-W) | PDF
Building a Backyard Putting Green (AGRY-98-01) | PDF

Maintaining a Home Lawn

Don't Bag It (AY-2-W) | PDF
Irrigation Practices for Homelawns (AY-7-W) | PDF
Mowing, Thatching, Aerifying, and Rolling Turf (AY-8-W) | PDF
Lawn Improvement Programs (AY-13-W) | PDF
Improving Lawns in the Shade (AY-14-W) | PDF
Soil Testing for Lawns (AY-18-W) | PDF
Fertilizing Established Lawns (AY-22-W) | PDF
Facts About Phosphorus and Lawns (AY-334-W) | PDF
Should I Hire a Professional Lawn Care Service? (AY-26-W) | PDF
Maintenance Calendar for Indiana Lawns (AY-27-W) | PDF
7 Simple Steps to a Better Homelawn (AY-32-W) | PDF
Maintaining Lawns on Sandy Soils (AGRY-98-03)| PDF
Animal Urine Damage in Turf  (AY-327-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Color: Indicator of Septic System Performance ( HENV-3-W) | PDF

Weed Control


Control of Broadleaf Weeds in Homelawns (AY-9-W) | PDF
Control of Crabgrass in Homelawns (AY-10-W) | PDF
Identification and Control of Perennial Grassy Weeds (AY-11-W) | PDF
Yellow Nutsedge Control (AY-19-W) | PDF
ID and Control of Annual Bluegrass and Rough Bluegrass in Lawns (AY-41-W) | PDF

Disease Control

Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Gray Snow Mold (BP-101-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Pink Snow Mold (BP-102-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Leaf Spot/Melting Out (BP-103-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Red Thread (BP-104-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Dollar Spot (BP-105-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Brown Patch (BP-106-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Gray Leaf Spot (BP-107-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Anthracnose (BP-108-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Pythium Blight (BP-109-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Rust Diseases (BP-110-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Powdery Mildew (BP-111-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Slime Molds (BP-112-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Fairy Ring (BP-113-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Take All Patch (BP-114-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Summer Patch (BP-115-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Necrotic Ring Spot  (BP-116-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Rhizoctonia Large Patch (BP-117-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Yellow Patch (BP-118-W) | PDF
Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Smut diseases (BP-119-W) | PDF

Insect Control

Ants (E-22-W) | PDF
Chiggers and Their Control (E-34-W) | PDF
Turf Insect Management (E-61-W) | PDF
Japanese Beetles in the Urban Landscape (E-75-W) | PDF
Moles (ADM-10-W)
| PDF

Pesticide Information

The Way to Spray | PDF
Pesticides and the Home, Lawn, and Garden (PPP-29) | PDF
Pesticides and Pest Prevention Strategies for the Home, Lawn, and Garden (PPP-34) | PDF
Pesticide Safety and Calibration Math for the Homeowner (PPP-39) | PDF
Landscape Pesticide Application Equipment: A Guide to Selection and Calibration of Liquid Sprayers (PPP-47) | PDF
The Benefits of Pesticides: A Story Worth Telling (PPP-70) | PDF
The Role of Pesticides in Urban Iintegrated Pest Management (PPP-74) | PDF

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