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Links and Reviews for Lawn Challenge

The following 41 sites have linked to our Lawn Challenge website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.

All About Lawns - About Lawn Aerators and Slit-Seeders - Source
http://www.allaboutlawns.com/lawn-maintenance-care/planting-and-repair/lawn-aerators-and-slit-seeders-9843.php

All Experts - Landscaping & Design - Ground Cover
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Landscaping-Design-724/2008/1/Ground-Cover-preferably-evergreen.htm

All Experts - Landscaping - Lawns - Dead Lawn
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/Dead-lawn-5.htm
"What I like about your Cooperative Extension is that they have a little test you can take to expand your understanding of Grass and Lawns. We should all be so lucky! Take a look: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawnchallenge/ This is a great service that everybody should pay more attention to."

All Experts.com - Lawns - Dead lawn
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/Dead-lawn-5.htm
"What I like about your Cooperative Extension is that they have a little test you can take to expand your understanding of Grass and Lawns. We should all be so lucky! Take a look: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawnchallenge/ Your tax dollars at work. This is a great service that everybody should pay more attention to"

Backyard Gardener
http://www.backyardgardener.com/lawn/

Backyard Gardener
http://www.backyardgardener.com/lawn/index.html

BackyardGardener.com
http://www.backyardgardener.com/lawn/

BackyardGardener.com
http://backyardgardener.com/lawn/

Best of the Web - Landscaping - Lawns
http://botw.org/new/Home/04072007.cfm
"Lawn Challenge - Lessons include lawn grasses, seeding and sodding lawns, watering, mowing and fertilizing, and weed problems."

Cherry Hills Homeowners Association - Local Resources - Yard & Garden
http://www.cherryhillsassoc.com/local_garden.html

Chicago Botanic Garden
http://www.chicago-botanic.org/plantinfo/PlantInfoLinks.html

Chicago Tribune - Chicago Gardener - Blog - The Beauty of Brown Grass
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/2007/06/the-beauty-of-b.html

Child's Play Orgainc Lawns - Related Links - Sources of Lawn Care
http://www.childsplayorganiclawns.com/cust-service/links.html

Child's Play Organic Lawns - Organic Fertilizers and Lawn Care Programs - Related Links
http://www.childsplayorganiclawns.com/cust-service/links.html

Donnan.com - FAQS - Lawns
http://www.donnan.com/faqs.htm

Federal Citizen Information Center
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cfocus/cfhomemaintenance03/t_focus.htm

Federal Citizen Information Center - Consumer Focus: Gardening
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cfocus/cfgardening02/focus.htm

Helpful Gardener - Gardening Forum - Lawn Burning
http://www.helpfulgardener.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=3650

IFAS Extension - Renovating Your Lawn
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/grasses_lawncare/lawn_renov.html

Lawn Care Forum - GardenWeb - Overseeding Help
http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/lawns/msg090851536825.html
"Here is a link that might be useful: Good lawn info"

Lawn Servicing - Lawn Care - Links
http://www.lawnservicing.com/lawn-care.htm

Lawns: Cool Season Lawn Care and Management
http://www.extension.org/pages/Lawns:_Cool_Season_Lawn_Care_and_Management

LawnServicing.com
http://lawnservicing.com/valuable_internet_resources.htm

LycosZone How Stuff Works
http://howstuffworks.lycoszone.com/grass8.htm

Mirago UK Web Directory
http://www.mirago.co.uk/scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top/Home/Gardens/Landscaping/Lawns

North American Insects and Spiders - Delta Flower Scarab - Reference
http://www.cirrusimage.com/beetle_delta_flower_scarab.htm

Organic Lawn Care 101 - Planning an Organic Lawn
http://www.organiclawncare101.com/planning.html
"When thatch accumulates to more than half an inch in depth, though, it can cause problems (see Thatch and How to Manage It)."

PlantIdeas.com
http://www.plantideas.com/lawn/

Red's Garden Center.com - Garden Calendar - Garden Links
http://www.redsgardencenter.com/august.html

Region of Peel - Healthy Lawn and Garden Tips - Dethatching
https://www.peelregion.ca/health/topics/pesticides/lawn-garden/lawn-garden-maintain1.htm

Robo Mower Forums - Automower User: General Questions - Thatch
http://www.robomower.biz/forums/viewtopic.php?p=2263

Rochester Gardening
http://www.rochestergardening.com/links/l/lk07.html

Savvy Consumer
http://savvyconsumer.org/cfocus/cfhomemaintenance03/focus.htm

Savvy Consumer - Consumer Focus: Spring Home Maintenance
http://www.savvyconsumer.org/cfocus/cfhomemaintenance03/focus.htm
"If you have bare patches in your lawn, prepare these areas for seed or sod. To care for your new and existing grass, be sure to water properly."

The Gardening Launch Pad
http://GardeningLaunchPad.com/lawn.html
"The Lawn Challenge is a recently-launched, eight lesson self study program that includes online quizzes to test your knowledge about lawn care."

The Happy Gardener
http://www.happygardener.com/text/linkpage.htm

UBC Botanical Garden Forums - Hort Forum - Lumpy Lawn
http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/forums/showthread.php?t=18854

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Lawn Insect Pests - Other Sites
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/problems/diseases_and_pests/lawn_pests.html

UF/IFAS Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology - Renovating Your Lawn
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/grasses_lawncare/lawn_renov.html

University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners - Lawn Management and Problems
http://www.urimga.org/lawn_problems.html

www.chiff.com/
http://www.chiff.com/home_life/house/landscaping.htm
"Have the greenest lawn on the block with expert lessons in eight chapters on grass types, shade, lawn pests and disease, feeding, watering and mulching from the Univerity of Illinois Extension."

 

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