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Controlling crabgrass, Bermuda grass, and nutsedge in your lawn

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


Turfgrasses and Lawn Care in Eastern Oregon


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...



Collection consisting of informational documents about lawn care in Central Oregon.


Lawn Watering Guide for Eastern Oregon

During the summer, nearly half of all residential water in Oregon is used to irrigate landscape areas around homes. A significant reduction in water use can occur by using efficient water ways to maintain our lawns and gardens. The Lawn Watering Guide offers suggestions to gain efficiency while maintaining an attractive lawn

By Mary Corp

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How long will my grass clippings be toxic?

Once or twice a summer I treat my lawn with weed & feed and spray on weed killer for lawns. Is it safe to use compost made from the lawn clippings? How long should I reasonably wait to use clippings for compost, and is it safe to use the compost in my veggie garden the following summer?

By Linda Brewer

Fact Sheet

Lawn Care

A brief publication about lawn care including, mowing, fertilizing, and watering.

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Fertilizing Farmland with Yard Trimmings from Landscape Maintenance

Yard trimmings are a beneficial soil amendment that supply plant nutrients and organic matter. They have been successfully used in the production of a variety of annual and perennial crops in Washington State. From deciding whether to use yard trimmings on your farm to learning how to calibrate applications, this publication takes you through the process of fertilizing your farmland with yard trimmings.

By Dan Sullivan

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Is there a "no mow" lawn in my future?

My so-called lawn needs help -- it consists of clumps of grass with bare spots between, My small yard is completely fenced with a large apple tree shading much of it, so the grass gets at most 3 to 4 hours of sun a day. What do you think of "no mow" creeping red fescue? Would I have to have the...