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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu


Lawns Publications & Resources


Controlling Billbug Grubs in Lawns > PDF
This publication describes symptoms and control strategies for billbug grubs (larvae) in Idaho lawns. Nonchemical strategies include growing grass varieties that are resistant to billbug feeding and a . . . . . more details
 

Don't Bag It! Recycle Your Grass Clippings > PDF
Grass clippings, when recycled at home, are a resource of valuable plant nutrients and organic matter for your soil. This publication outlines the Don't Bag It! grass clipping recycle program and cove . . . . . more details
 

Lawn Care in Short-Season, High-Altitude Zones > PDF
This publication explains how to maintain a healthy lawn in Idaho's short-season, high-altitude areas by selecting suitable grasses and modifying management practices typically used at lower elevation . . . . . more details
 

Northern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Northern Idaho Lawns > PDF
Fertilization done incorrectly can result in diseased lawns, weedy lawns, or lawns that adversely impact water quality. This guide is for homeowners who wish to improve the quality of their lawn throu . . . . . more details
 

Southern Idaho Fertilizer Guide: Southern Idaho Lawns > PDF
Fertilization done incorrectly can result in diseased lawns, weedy lawns, or lawns that adversely impact water quality. This guide is for homeowners who wish to improve the quality of their lawn throu . . . . . more details
 

Starting a Home Lawn > PDF
From preparing the site to caring for a freshly sprouted lawn, this publication explains how to establish a new lawn from seed or sod. Describes the characteristics of various turfgrass types and list . . . . . more details
 

Thatch Prevention and Control in Home Lawns > PDF
Learn to prevent thatch buildup and to recognize and control it when it occurs. 4 pp. Authors: W. Michael Colt, William J. Johnston, and Susan M. Bell . . . . . more details
 

Turfgrass Seeding Recommendations for the Pacific Northwest > PDF
Explains the terms associated with applying turfgrass seed and provides tables that list scientifically tested differences in seeding rates for the cultivars most suited to specific areas of Washingto . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns and Landscapes > PDF
Learn how to conserve water in your landscape, including how to determine sprinkler application rate, how to decide how much to water and when, and how to use the feel and appearance method to judge w . . . . . more details
 

Watering Home Lawns: How Much and How Often > PDF
Avoid under-watering or over-watering your lawn using this 5-step method. Authors: William H. Bohl, Tom Salaiz, Howard Nibbling, and Tony McCammon . . . . . more details
 

Weed Control in Idaho Lawns > PDF
Weeds are opportunistic and readily invade stressed or unhealthy lawns. Many weeds found in Idaho lawns can be prevented and controlled by following some basic management principles, including unde . . . . . more details
 


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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu