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Controlling crabgrass, Bermuda grass, and nutsedge in your lawn

Presentation on controlling crabgrass, Bermuda grass, and nutsedge in your lawn

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Turfgrasses and Lawn Care in Eastern Oregon

Introduction

Turfgrasses have been important to the quality of life of humans for nearly 2,000 years. Today, turfgrass is the single largest irrigated crop in the United States and covers three times...

By Richard Smiley

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Will liming help my lawn?

I live in Portland and I moved into a house in 2016 that was built in 2012. The previous owners had two large dogs that really left some large bare spots in the lawn. I have been working hard to get it into shape. I try to weed and feed the lawn twice a year. I also over seed the bare spots in the...

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New OSU slug expert will help Oregon farmers combat the slimy pests

Apr 11, 2016
Rory McDonnell studies environmentally friendly slug control methods--such as essential oils from plants

By Gail Wells
Apr 11, 2016

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Healthy lawns need efficient irrigation

Jul 14, 2011
A new OSU Extension publication, available online, can help homeowners decide on an optimum lawn irrigation schedule.

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Drip irrigation makes the most of little water

May 7, 2010
Cut water needs in half with drip irrigation.

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Will liming help my lawn?

I live in Portland and I moved into a house in 2016 that was built in 2012. The previous owners had two large dogs that really left some large bare spots in the lawn. I have been working hard to get it into shape. I try to weed and feed the lawn twice a year. I also over seed the bare spots in the...