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sa   GRASS
xx   GRASS

How to start a lawn from scratch.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1971 (v.49#4) pg. 144

How to start a lawn from seed. A look at cool-season and warm-season grasses and step-by-step instructions to a fine lawn.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1974 (v.52#9) pg. 20

A guide to fall lawn care.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 146

How to grow sod in paper plates to make patches for bare spots in a lawn.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1975 (v.65#3) pg. 50

Directions to improve the appearance and health of your lawn. Includes tips on planting, fertilizing, mowing, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 49

How to turn a starving lawn into a cover of green.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1982 (v.5#8) pg. 24

The organic lawn. A look at frequently encountered diseases (fairy ring, dollar spot, fading-out, slime mold and snow mold), insects and weeds and control methods for each problem.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1989 (v.73#5) pg. 14

Ten ways to make lawn care easier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #81 Aug 1964 (v.14#4) pg. 38

Spring care for lawns.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #85 Apr 1965 (v.15#2) pg. 46

Instructions on how to build a good lawn starting with bare earth.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #99 Aug 1967 (v.17#4) pg. 44

How to seed a lawn in the autumn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #112 Oct 1969 (v.19#5) pg. 38

Instant grass repair. How to replace worn areas of grass using purchased sod.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #127 Jun 1971 (v.21#5) pg. 45

How to fertilize, eliminate weeds and overseed your lawn in the spring.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #145 Jun 1973 (v.23#5) pg. 76

Suggestions for autumn renovation of your lawn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 46

Tips on fertilizing and reseeding your lawn in September.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #156 Sep 1974 (v.24#7) pg. 42

A description of Zoysia grass, its attributes and where to consider it as a solution for lawn problems.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #179 Mar 1977 (v.27#2) pg. 68

How-to guide to a perfect lawn. Covers fertilizing, reseeding, the use of herbicides and mowing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #180 Apr 1977 (v.27#3) pg. 77

How to keep lawn grasses alive with a minimum of water.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 27

How to lay a sod lawn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #207 Mar 1980 (v.30#3) pg. 62

Yard and garden planner. Special section.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #227 Mar 1982 (v.32#3) pg. 41

Head start for spring lawns. How to rejuvenate your lawn in the fall to set the stage for spring growth.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #271 Sep 1986 (v.36#7) pg. 52

1987 guide to lawn care. Quick and simple guidelines for choosing mowers, picking the right grass, watering, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 48

Guide to having a better lawn with less work. Advice on selecting a mower, string trimmer, lawn sweeper, blower/vac, weeding, feeding, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #288 Apr 1988 (v.38#4) pg. 41

Tip: Protect your lawn from snowplow deposits by covering with plastic where lawn meets street.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #293 Nov-Dec 1988 (v.38#9) pg. 87

How to restore your lawn. Looks at seeding, sodding and plugging techniques.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 62

Lawn care guide. Tips on grass zones, mowing, fertilizing, watering, and weed control.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #298 May 1989 (v.39#5) pg. 78

Five steps to a better lawn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #302 Oct 1989 (v.39#9) pg. 56

How to have a healthy lawn all year long.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #319 Jun 1991 (v.41#6) pg. 41

Fall lawn care. Rake, aerate, fertilize, weed, and spot seed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #341 Sep 1993 (v.43#8) pg. 50

Laying sod. Everything you need to know.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 56

Tip shows how to reseed a patch of lawn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 16

An alternative to a grass lawn. Discusses the use of native grasses, wildflowers and shrubs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 56

How to neutralize road salt and dog spots on a lawn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 10

How to cut out damaged grass and cut a patch of sod that fits perfectly in its place.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #380 Jul-Aug 1997 (v.47#7) pg. 89

Removing sod in preparation for building a patio, starting a garden bed, etc. Several methods compared.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #386 Mar 1998 (v.48#3) pg. 25

Tip: Use cheesecloth as a mulch when reseeding bare spots in a lawn.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 6

Alternative lawn grasses that reduce water use and maintenance time. Chart details characteristics of 14 turfgrasses. Includes guidelines for evaluating lawn needs.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 48

Tips on adding white or Dutch clover to lawns.
FINE GARDENING #11 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 8

Tip describes how to use cheesecloth mulch when seeding small areas of new lawns.
FINE GARDENING #21 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 14

Advice on organic and biological alternatives to chemical lawn treatments.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 12

Small-scale lawn renovation in cool-season grass country. Insert describes renovating a warm-season lawn.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 42

Advice on growing grass under trees that have dense canopies.
FINE GARDENING #31 May-Jun 1993 pg. 20
Added Info FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 6

No more lawn-mower bag. Letting grass clippings fall on the lawn as its nourishment.
FINE GARDENING #32 Jul-Aug 1993 pg. 48

Turn lawn into garden. Three ways to remove turf so you can put in a new planting bed.
FINE GARDENING #38 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 50
Added Info FINE GARDENING #41 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 4

Tip on using thick mats of wet leaves to kill grass where a new flower bed is to be located.
FINE GARDENING #45 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 10

Advice on converting a lawn into a meadow.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 18

Seeding a lawn for keeps. Advice on selecting a good seed mixture and on proper soil preparation.
FINE GARDENING #63 Sep-Oct 1998 pg. 60

Two tough tools for sod removal. How to use a sod hoe and spade. An explanation of the technique for removing sod from an area to be turned into a garden bed.
FINE GARDENING #67 May-Jun 1999 pg. 62
Added Info FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 4

Tip on raising grass in seedling flats for transplanting into dead spots in the lawn.
FINE GARDENING #69 Sep-Oct 1999 pg. 8

How to handle your lawn in summer. Covers mowing, watering and controlling pests and diseases.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun 1979 (v.23#6) pg. 26

Tips on building a bluegrass lawn that will last for years.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1979 (v.23#8) pg. 26

What to do if your lawn has fusarium trouble.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep 1979 (v.23#9) pg. 38

End-of-summer lawn care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug 1980 (v.24#7) pg. 38

Tips on patching sections of damaged lawns.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 28

How to plant a lawn of zoysia turfgrass.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1981 (v.25#3) pg. 70

Steps to take during the fall to improve your grass during the following year.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1984 (v.28#5) pg. 22

Advice on obtaining and maintaining a beautiful lawn.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1985 (v.29#5) pg. 36

A look at new varieties of superior grass seeds and the basics on how to plant a new lawn.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1987 (v.31#5) pg. 18

Tips on getting rid of fairy ring in a lawn.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1987-Jan 1988 (v.32#1) pg. 70

Putting the lawn to bed for the winter. Covers dethatching, aerating, overseeding, watering and fertilizing.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1989 (v.33#5) pg. 15

Fall lawn care checklist and tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Sep-Oct 1990 (v.34#5) pg. 51, 47

How to avoid water quality impact from pesticide and fertilizer use in the home landscape. Tips on easy ways to reduce the need for lawn chemicals.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 30

How to reduce or eliminate the use of the most toxic chemicals and still have a weed-free lawn.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1991 (v.35#4) pg. 32

Choosing a grass seed. Simple seeding and lawn-care tips.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1992 (v.36#2) pg. 22

Advice on the correct method for applying lawn fertilizer.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 20

Gardening opportunities for the autumn season. (1) Cool-season vegetables. (2) Starting a compost pile. (3) Flower garden maintenance. (4) Lawn care.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1994 (v.38#5) pg. 14

Natural lawn care. Lawn care ideas which require less energy and chemicals to control bugs, weeds, provide nutrients, etc.
GARBAGE Jul-Aug 1990 (v.2#4) pg. 28
Added Info GARBAGE Nov-Dec 1990 (v.2#6) pg. 10

Turning a lawn area into a garden area without breaking your back. Using newspaper and mulch to kill and decompose the grass.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 22

Spring fertilizing requirements for turf grasses listed.
GARDEN GATE #8 Apr 1996 pg. 5

How to start a lawn in the heat of summer.
GARDEN GATE #10 Aug 1996 pg. 6

Advice on adding lime to a lawn.
GARDEN GATE #11 Oct 1996 pg. 39

Lawn alternatives. A summary of ground covers, the use of pavers, garden beds, native grasses, wildflowers, trees and shrubs, and mulch.
GARDEN GATE #14 Apr 1997 pg. 26

Patching your lawn. How to diagnose grass ailments and fix them.
GARDEN GATE #15 Jun 1997 pg. 32

Advice from experts who care for high-profile lawns on how they do it.
GARDEN GATE #20 Apr 1998 pg. 14

Low-maintenance turf. A look at four grasses that grow at slow to moderate rates, require less irrigation and minimal fertilizer.
GARDEN GATE #22 Aug 1998 pg. 36

Vernacular landscaping. How to select and install a no-mow lawn. Tips on practical, ecologically sound options for the lawn.
HARROWSMITH #55 Jun-Jul 1984 (v.9#1) pg. 54

The original lawn mower. Tips on using a sheep or two to keep a large lawn maintained.
HARROWSMITH #115 Apr-May 1994 (v.18#7) pg. 20

Greener than grass. Reinventing the lawn for North America. Advice from the turf trial grounds at Oregon State University.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #118 Oct 1994 (v.19) pg. 87

Herbal lawns. How to add herbs to an existing lawn or start a new herbal lawn. Sixteen herbs listed that can be interplanted with cool-season lawn grasses, will tolerate weekly mowing and survive below-zero winters. Also describes how to make a chamomile mini-lawn.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 22

Recipe for a "good-enough" lawn.
HOME MECHANIX #695 Mar 1986 (v.82) pg. 56

Caring for a high-traffic lawn. Advice from a lawncare professional.
HOME MECHANIX #746 Jun 1990 (v.86) pg. 26

Turf tips from the pros. Four golf course caretakers reveal their secrets on creating magnificent lawns.
HOME MECHANIX #805 May 1996 (v.92) pg. 62

Keeping your lawn disease-free. Photos show fungal diseases and give tips on spotting symptoms.
HOME MECHANIX #807 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.92) pg. 62

How to make the grass greener. Tips on spot-patching a lawn, sodding a new lawn, etc.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1986 (v.11#3) pg. 6

Tips for greener grass.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 11

In search of the perfect lawn. Spring care tips for a healthy, lush lawn.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 34

Rejuvenate a tired lawn. Tips on patching, repairing, thatch removal, feeding, and watering.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 21

A fresh start. The two ways (seed or sod) to create a brand new lawn are compared.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 50

Spring tips for servicing your lawn. Looks at thatch, mowing, weed control and problem patches.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 22

A simple, three step plan for renovating your lawn.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 36

A guide to spring lawn care.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 8

How to start a successful spring lawn.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 78

A drag made from scrap lumber is used to level a new lawn before planting seed.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jul-Aug 1982 (v.7#4) pg. 22

Seven steps to a successful lawn.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 72

Lawn logic. An intelligent approach to grasses to minimize the amount of gardening time and resources they demand. Looks at drought-tolerant grasses, use of clover, lawn alternatives, etc.
HORTICULTURE May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 20
Added Info HORTICULTURE Sep 1990 (v.68#9) pg. 5

Laying sod. Step-by-step instructions.
HORTICULTURE Sep 1990 (v.68#9) pg. 26

Tips on caring for a lawn of centipede grass (Eremochloa ophiuroides).
HORTICULTURE Dec 1991 (v.69#10) pg. 11

Elements of design. Lawns and groundcovers.
HORTICULTURE Apr 1993 (v.71#4) pg. 22

Step-by-step guide to seeding a new lawn.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1994 (v.72#7) pg. 56

Creative mowing turns a grassy meadow into a delightful labyrinth (60x72-ft.).
HORTICULTURE Apr 1995 (v.73#4) pg. 36

Eight common lawn grass pests and diseases identified and their control.
HORTICULTURE Aug-Sep 1996 (v.74#7) pg. 62

Step-by-step guide to seeding a new lawn.
HORTICULTURE Sep-Oct 1998 (v.95#8) pg. 52

Leveling a lawn. How to raise low spots by adding soil to the ground beneath existing sod.
HORTICULTURE Mar 1999 (v.96#2) pg. 36

How to build a good lawn.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #424 Sep 1963 (v.59) pg. 90

Six steps to rejuvenating your lawn.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #636 May 1981 (v.77) pg. 62

How to grow grass tough enough to survive the abuse of backyard athletes.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #674 Jun 1984 (v.80) pg. 52

How to operate a successful lawn care service.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #82 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 118

Ecological lawn care. Tips on raising a beautiful lawn using organic lawn-care methods.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #123 May-Jun 1990 pg. 60

Fall guide to planting the garden, lawn and orchard.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #152 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 46

A guide to creating ornamental lawns and flower beds that are appropriate for Victorian houses. Includes a guide to "carpet-bedding" plants.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1985 (v.13#3) pg. 53

Common sense practices that will let you cut the grass without damaging the landscape.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 68

How to create and maintain a natural lawn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1980 (v.27#9) pg. 62

Lawn alternatives for the west that are low in water requirements and carefree.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1980 (v.27#9) pg. 70

Lawns in herbs. Inventive California gardeners describe herbal alternatives to energy-eating turf.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 41

How to have a weed free lawn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1985 (v.32#5) pg. 96

Raising a buffalo grass lawn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1985 (v.32#11) pg. 14

Renovate an existing lawn. Covers patching small areas and renovating large areas that are weedy and heavily thatched.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1986 (v.33#3) pg. 60

A guide to new varieties of grasses for cool and warm seasons and the transitional zone.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1986 (v.33#5) pg. 52

Ten steps to a healthy lawn.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1987 (v.34#5) pg. 46

A guide to slow-growing lawns with low mowing requirements.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1988 (v.35#5) pg. 70
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 20

How to restore a lawn using low-water grasses. Covers evaluating damage, overseeding, lawn repair with plugs, reseeding and sodding.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1989 (v.36#4) pg. 75

Organic lawn care. How to have a beautiful lawn without chemicals.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1990 (v.37#5) pg. 70

Tips on feeding and dethatching a zoysia lawn.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1990 (v.37#7) pg. 19

An explanation what terms on a box of grass seed mean.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1991 (v.38#4) pg. 49

Plant a low-maintenance lawn. A guide to grasses the require less mowing and watering. Tips on how to make an established lawn less work.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1992 (v.39#2) pg. 46

Six simple steps for growing a great lawn organically.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1993 (v.40#2) pg. 64

How to restore brown spots on a lawn that were caused by dog urine and snow-melting salts.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1994 (v.41#1) pg. 23

A guide to the grasses that grow best where you live. Includes three ways to reduce turf maintenance chores.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1994 (v.41#7) pg. 62

The right grass equals a great lawn. How to select the correct grass seed for your region of the country.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 38

Reduce weeds in lawn through correct watering, mowing, flame weeding, and applying a corn gluten weed control.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 44

What to feed a hungry organic lawn. Six secrets to having a beautiful lawn without chemical fertilizers.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 46

Grass-mowing fertilizer factories. How to keep your lawn cut and your flowers and food crops fertilized by using sheep.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 60
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 6

Organic answers to 10 common lawn-care questions.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1996 (v.43#2) pg. 58

Lawn care advice for each of the USDA zones.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1997 (v.44#2) pg. 52

Tip recommends mulching lawns with grass clippings.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1997 (v.44#4) pg. 55

Healthy grass, safe lawn. Eight ways to have a beautiful organic lawn that is safe for people and wildlife.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1999 (v.46#3) pg. 46

A lawn without turf. Replace your ordinary sod with plants that are naturally beautiful, attract wildlife, and need a minimum of mowing.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1999 (v.46#5) pg. 48

Renovating and caring for your lawn.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1965 (v.124#2) pg. 68

Vinyl-coated stones accent, even replace, lawns.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 132

What to do now for a better lawn next summer. Fall lawn care tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1978 (v.150#4) pg. 71

Tip: Make a pair of "foot stompers" to tamp grass seed lightly into the soil.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1982 (v.158#4) pg. 54

Common-sense lawn care tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1992 (v.169#8) pg. 59

Natural lawn care. Reducing the use of synthetic chemicals to improve your lawn.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1993 (v.170#7) pg. 57

Keep your yard neat without really trying.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1963 (v.183#1) pg. 102

Easy-care lawn. A look at new lo-mow grass seed and efficient root-zone irrigation methods.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1987 (v.2#4) pg. 26

How to grow a super-green lawn. The key to tough turf is knowing your grass.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.3#3) pg. 34

Grass roots ecology. How to maintain your lawn with less water, fewer chemicals, and less mowing.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Apr 1990 (v.5#3) pg. 34

Lawn care safety. Advice on using herbicides and pesticides for a lush lawn.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1990 (v.5#5) pg. 14

Renovate your lawn. Three degrees of lawn renovation are discussed (patching, overseeding, or starting over).
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1990 (v.5#6) pg. 28

Rebuild your lawn during the fall.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Oct 1965 (v.36#10) pg. 82

How to plant and care for a chamomile lawn.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 296

Tips on what to do if your lawn goes dead in the drought.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 226A

Photo shows a lawn planted in the openings of concrete blocks. Looks like a lawn, but it can be driven on with a car. Good for driveway or extra parking.
SUNSET Jun 1977 (v.158#6) pg. 228

A look at alternatives to planting a lawn. Includes use of stones, ground covers, wooden entry pads and deck, and masonry paving.
SUNSET Sep 1977 (v.159#3) pg. 190

A look at drought-tolerant grasses, tall fescues and high-elevation grasses that can be planted to replace a drought-killed lawn. Includes instructions on how to remove dead turf from an existing lawn.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 258

A look at subtropical grasses that are drought-tolerant.
SUNSET Mar 1978 (v.160#3) pg. 244

How to start a dichondra lawn.
SUNSET Aug 1979 (v.163#2) pg. 160

Two new quick-lawn ideas: seed-on-paper, and sod-on-mesh.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 262

Tips on how to fill in a lawn's bare spot.
SUNSET Oct 1984 (v.173#4) pg. 262

Tips: How to reseed bare spots in a lawn and how to make patches with sod.
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 256

How to control spotted spurge in a lawn.
SUNSET Mar 1986 (v.176#3) pg. 280

A look at six climate-sensible lawn grasses for the West. Step-by-step instructions for putting in a sod lawn.
SUNSET Sep 1987 (v.179#3) pg. 74

Small lawns make great sense, need less water and take less time to maintain. How to shrink (or get rid of) your present lawn and still have a beautiful landscape.
SUNSET Sep 1988 (v.181#3) pg. 80

Serious questions raised about the viability of natural grass lawns anywhere west of the 100th meridian. Looks at water requirements, alternatives to lawns, ground covers, etc.
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 175

Give new life to your drought-damaged lawn by replanting.
SUNSET Sep 1990 (v.185#3) pg. 114

How to replace a water-hungry lawn in just 5 months with drought-tolerant plants that use less water and provide more color.
SUNSET Oct 1990 (v.185#4) pg. 192

A ten-step program to mowing, watering and feeding a lawn.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #815 May 1997 (v.93) pg. 63

Supergrasses. Advice on selecting and planting new problem-solving lawn grasses.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #828 Sep 1998 (v.94) pg. 65

Cutting grass. Advice from a yard-care professional will make a big improvement in the look of your lawn.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #836 Jun 1999 (v.95) pg. 51

Tips on spring lawn care.
WORKBASKET Mar 1989 (v.54#5) pg. 39