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Links and Reviews for Lawn Talk

The following 106 sites have linked to our Lawn Talk website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


Lycos Internet Directory
http://dir.lycos.com/Home/Gardens/Landscaping/Lawns/websites.html
"Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns."


New York Times Cybertimes
http://www.nytimes.com/library/cyber/week/081097lawncare.html
"Among the most valuable of grassy references sources on the web."

24 Carrot Garden Gardening sites - Gardener's Paradise
http://gardeningtips.org/24.shtml
"Lawn Talk - University of Illinois Extension"

About
http://experts.about.com/q/Lawns-725/control-grubs.htm

Alexa
http://www.alexa.com/browse/general/?&CategoryID=43434&mode=general&Start=1&SortBy=Popularity
"A range of lawn fertilizing articles beginning with "Choosing Fertilizers for Home Lawns"."

All Experts - Lawns - Weed Control
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/weed-control-2.htm
"This is a very good site in regard to cool season grasses. It will help you throughout the year in your quest for that great looking lawn."

All Experts - Lawns - Dead Lawn, Grass, & Transplanting Mums
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/dead-lawn-grass-transplanting.htm
"The site below is one of the best ones for northern Illinois. Some of what I am about to tell you comes from that site. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/"

All Experts - Lawns - Grass Seeding Bare Ground
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/Grass-seeding-bare-ground.htm
"I am going to give you a web site that I believe will give you all the information you will need for a perfect lawn in the state of Illinois."

AllAboutLawns.com
http://www.allaboutlawns.com/lawn-maintenance-care/seasonal-lawn-care/getting-rid-of-lawn-rust.php

AllExperts.com
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/control-grubs.htm

AllExperts.com
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/Grass-seeding-bare-ground.htm

AllExperts.com
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/weed-control-2.htm

AllExperts.com
http://en.allexperts.com/q/Lawns-725/dead-lawn-grass-transplanting.htm

Best Lawn Care
http://bestlawncare.com/resources.html

Bushes.com - Outdoors - Lawn, Garden, & Landscape
http://bushes.com/outdoors.htm

Chicago Botanic Garden
http://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/PlantInfoLinks.html

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

Chicago Botanic Garden
http://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/links

Chicago Botanic Garden - Plant Information Links
http://www.chicagobotanic.org/plantinfo/links

Chicago Tribune
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/2007/07/answer-this-law.html
"I would recommend this site for lawn care for Northern Illinois. It contains information that you may find useful on dealing with patch diseases caused by fungi, which suggests avoiding heavy spring applications of nitrogen fertilizer, http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/"

Chicago Tribune
http://featuresblogs.chicagotribune.com/chicago_gardener/2007/03/keeping_busy.html

City of Joliet - New Year-Round Water Conservation Program
http://www.cityofjoliet.info/water.htm

City of Rolling Meadows (IL)
http://www.ci.rolling-meadows.il.us/PublicWorks/HTML/Parkways.htm

Community Library - Home and Garden Resources
http://www.community.lib.wi.us/guide.homegarden.html

Decorah Community Schools - Students for Healthy Lawns and Water
http://www.decorah.k12.ia.us/dms/pb/elp_10.htm
"The University of Illinois Extension Offices has good tips for lawncare and lawn alternatives."

Donnan Landscape Services
http://www.donnan.com/links.htm

Earth Developments, Inc. (Spring Grove, IL)
http://www.earthdevelopments.com/links/links.asp

eHow.com
http://www.ehow.com/how_4516312_grow-grass-wooded-lot.html

eiNet.com
http://www.einet.net/review/951027-765373/Lawn_Talk_Choosing_Fertilizers_for_Home_Lawns.htm
"Choosing Fertilizers for Home Lawns Fertilizing is an important lawn care practice, as it influences grass color, ability to recover from stress, and helps prevent weed invasions and disease. There are important features to consider when choosing lawn fertilizers at the local garden center. Nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K) are the three major nutrients needed by lawns."

EnviroGuard
http://www.guarding-our-earth.com/aggrand/chemicalfree.htm

Excite France
http://www.excite.fr/directory/Home/Gardens/Landscaping/Lawns
"Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns. From the University of Illinois."

Excite UK
http://www.excite.co.uk/directory/Home/Gardening/Landscaping/Lawns
"Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns. From the University of Illinois."

Excite UK Web Directory
http://www.excite.co.uk/directory/Home/Gardens/Landscaping/Lawns

Farmboy Services
http://www.farmboyservices.com/tips.html

Fertilizers
http://www.plantideas.com/link/Fertilizers.html

Gardener's Paradise - Links - Lawn Care Information for Northern Illinois
http://gardeningtips.org/Roundtable/index.php?c=14

Gardener's Supply Company
http://blog.gardeners.com/2008_09_01_archive.html

Gardener's Supply Company
http://blog.gardeners.com/2008/09/correcting-mossy-lawns.html

Gardening Launch Pad
http://gardeninglaunchpad.com/lawn.html

Google Directory
http://www.google.com/Top/Home/Gardening/Landscaping/Lawns/
"Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns. From the University of Illinois."

GrowingLifestyle.com
http://www.growinglifestyle.com/article/s0/a90765.html

Home Gardening web directory
http://www.the-home-gardener.com/lawn/newlawncare/
"Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns. From the University of Illinois."

HortSource.com
http://www.hortsource.com/rlPlawns.htm
"From the University of Illinois. Everything you wanted to know about northern lawns. Insects & disease, fertilization, grass selection, weeds and of course general lawn care. Question & answer forum."

Huron River Water Council - Yard and Garden Tips
http://www.hrwc.org/program/ieyardgard.htm

Illinois Times
http://www.illinoistimes.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A3058

Illinois Times - Lawn Joy
http://www.illinoistimes.com/gbase/Gyrosite/Content?oid=oid:3058

Illinois Times - Lawn Joy
http://www.illinoistimes.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A3058
"For more information, visit the University of Illinois Extension Lawn Talk Web site at www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/index.html."

IllinoisTimes.com
http://www.illinoistimes.com/gbase/Gyrosite/Content?oid=oid:3058
"For more information, visit the University of Illinois Extension Lawn Talk Web site at www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/index.html."

InjuryBoard.com
http://chicago-land.injuryboard.com/defective-and-dangerous-products/lawn-clippings-mowers-cut-more-than-just-grass.aspx?googleid=243028

Iowa State Department of Agronomy
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~teloynac/354out1.html

Iowa State University - Soils and Plant Growth
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~teloynac/354out1.html
"Nitrogen Fertilization Use of N Fertilizers (Understanding N Fertilizers) (Home Lawns)"

Joe Ant
http://www.joeant.com/DIR/cat/1911/Lawns
"Offers thirty fact sheets on lawn care written by Bruce Spangenberg."

Joe Ant web directory
http://www.joeant.com/DIR/info/get/1911/34710

Kenosha Public Library - Home and Garden
http://www.kenosha.lib.wi.us/links/housegarden2.htm
"Lawn Talk - Presented by the University of Illinois Extension. There are 30 fact sheets on lawn care written by one of their horticultural educators, as well as a lawn Q and A section."

Lawngrass.com
http://www.lawngrass.com/states/illinois.html

Lawngrass.com - Lawn Solutions For Your Location
http://www.lawngrass.com/states/illinois.html
"LAWN TALK - Illinois! GOOD SITE!"

LawnWeeds.com
http://www.lawnweeds.com/info/identify-weeds.html

LawnWeeds.com - Weed Identification
http://www.lawnweeds.com/info/identify-weeds.html

Lincoln (IL) Daily News
http://www.genesisministriesproject.org/2004/Apr/17/Features_new/family_b.shtml

Living the Country Life
http://www.livingthecountrylife.com/gardening/landscaping/choosing-lawn-fertilizer1/?page=2

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

Men's Gardening Club of Villa Park - Links Page
http://www.homegardening.org/links.html

Michigan State Master Gardeners
http://www.msue.msu.edu/mastergardener/information/Universities/Universities_G_L.htm

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

MIT
http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/~hhh/useful.html

MIT - Telemedia, Networks and System Group - Useful References
http://tns-www.lcs.mit.edu/~hhh/useful.html

Mow and Blow Storage
http://mowandblowstorage.com/Links.html
"This site has been called "one of the grassiest sites on the Web" by the New York Times, so enjoy!"

New York State Turfgrass Association
http://nysta.org/links/cultivation.htm

New York State Turfgrass Association - Cultivation
http://www.nysta.org/links/cultivation.htm

Old Renwick Trail
http://www.oldrenwicktrail.com/

Pest Control Canada
http://pestcontrolcanada.com/Questions/pest_photos_1801.htm

Plainfield (IL) Public Library District
http://www.plainfield.lib.il.us/reference/links.asp

Plainfield Public Library - Reference Services - Favorite Links
http://www.plainfield.lib.il.us/reference/links.asp

PlantIdeas.com
http://www.plantideas.com/link/Lawns.html

Purdue University - Envirosoft - References
http://www.purdue.edu/envirosoft/lawn/src/reference.htm
"Illinois Cooperative Extension Service Lawn Talk http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/index.html 30 Short Articles on aspects of Lawn care, written by Bruce Spangenberg, formerly of U of Illinois Extension and now of McHenry County College"

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

Safer Pest Control Project
http://www.spcpweb.org/resources/

Safer Pest Control Project - Resources
http://spcpweb.org/resources/

Saorsa Media - Blog
http://www.saorsamedia.com/

Sunset Ridge (Washougal, WA)
http://www.washougalsunset.org/docs/LandscapeWoes.pdf

Today’s Homeowner Magazine
http://www.todayshomeowner.com/yard/19980824_feature.html

Turf Grass Information File
http://turfweb.lib.msu.edu:8080/starweb/servlet.starweb?path=web4.web&id=webfast4&pass=2fast&search1=TOPIC2%3DMOSS&format=booksfull
"Web resource Solving moss problems in lawns"

UK Gardening Sites
http://www.getfavourites.net/Gardening.htm

University of Florida - IFAS Extension - Mowing Your Lawn
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/grasses_lawncare/mowing.html
"Guidelines for Mowing Lawns Properly - University of Illinois Extension."

University of Florida Extension
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/plants_and_grasses/grasses_lawncare/mowing.html

University of Florida Extension
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/problems/weeds/controlling_crabgrass.html

University of Florida Extension
http://gardeningsolutions.ifas.ufl.edu/giam/maintenance_and_care/soil_fertilizer_and_nutrients/nitrogen.html

University of Illinois Integrated Pest Management
http://www.ipm.uiuc.edu/landturf/related.html

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
http://extensionhorticulture.unl.edu/Weekly/06821.shtml

University of Virgin Islands - Fertilizers
http://www.uvi.edu/Physics/SCI3xxWeb/Land/Fertilizers.html
"Another interesting site from the University of Illinois provides an extensive discussion of lawn fertilizers and many other lawn care topics."

University of Wisconsin Extension (Sheboygan County)
http://www.sheboygan.uwex.edu/hort/links.html

University of Wisconsin-Extension
http://kenosha.uwex.edu/hort/links.html

UNL Extension Horticulture - Landscapes, Crops, and a Safe Environment - Crabgrass
http://extensionhorticulture.unl.edu/Weekly/06821.shtml

US EPA Software for Environmental Awareness
http://www.purdue.edu/dp/envirosoft/lawn/src/reference.htm

USA Gardening Sites
http://www.getfavourites.net/usgetgardening.htm

UW-Extension - Kenosha County - Horticulture Links
http://kenosha.uwex.edu/hort/links.html

UW-Extension Horticulture - Sheboygan County
http://sheboygan.uwex.edu/hort/links.html
"University of Illinois Extension Lawn Talk"

Webcompass.org - Home - Gardening - Landscaping
http://webcompass.org/index.php?c=Home/Gardening/Landscaping/Lawns
"Lawn Talk Fact sheets detailing a range of topics when caring for lawns. From the University of Illinois. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/index.html"

West Chicago Public Library District - Gardening and Home Repair Resources
http://www.westchicago.lib.il.us/Patrons_Gardening.html
"Gardening & Home Repair"

Wilmette Blog
http://wilmette.blogspot.com/2007/04/how-to-have-beautiful-lawn.html

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program
http://www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener/GardeningOnLine.htm

Wisconsin Master Gardener Program - Gardening Online
http://www.hort.wisc.edu/mastergardener/GardeningOnLine.htm

WNBC.com
http://www.wnbc.com/landscaping/2392288/detail.html

Woolake Web - Community Links
http://www.woodlakeweb.com/CommunityLinks.htm
"Superb informational site about lawn care."

Yahoo Answers - What does corn gulton do for a lawn?
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070426035532AAKfbPU
"The University of Illinois has a very good web site for lawn care. I do not know where you live, so check with your local university extension service to see if they have similar information available to the public for your specific area. Regardless, checkout UofI's web site, its good info that applies to a wide range of areas with similar climates and grass types. http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/lawntalk/"

YardCare.com
http://www.yardcare.com/region/region2_tips.html

 

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