Readers discover everything they ever wanted to know about how to grow the lawn of their dreams, in an entertaining handbook by an expert on turf management that covers everything from basic site preparation to the art of mowing, fertilizing, irrigating, and safe pest management. Original. 40,000 first printing.
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Trey Rogers has a Ph.D. in agronomy from Penn State and since 1988 has been professor of crop and soil sciences at Michigan State University. He is an expert on the improvement of athletic fields and golf courses around the world.From Publishers Weekly:
Turf scientist Trey Rogers-a genuine doctor of agronomy-gives homeowners the knowledge they need to outshine their neighbors in this educational and entertaining lawn care overview. Rogers starts with the basics, from the key segments of a grass plant to choosing the right type of grass for your region. His tips on maintenance include everything from choosing the right fertilizer to watering and mowing, without getting bogged down in minutiae, making this book is a valuable all-around resource. Rogers's tips on fertilizing and weeding alone are sure to save the amateur lawn keeper some money. The well-versed agronomist keeps his text light and his reader in mind, offering encouragement and reassurance along with a little science and a lot of solid advice.
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Book Description NAL Trade, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110451220358
Book Description NAL Trade, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0451220358