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  • A mixed forest with about all the grass it can grow. Photo by Oliver Herold, Wikimedia Commons.

    Will grass grow in my shady lawn?

    Published on April 28, 2016

    Grasses need eight or more hours of full sunlight a day. If you’re struggling to grow grass even after water and fertilizing, a shady lawn may be the problem.

  • Lawn tips to save you money

    Published on April 8, 2016

    Five tips for maintaining a lawn while doing less and hopefully saving some cash.

  • Eastern mole damage to a lawn. Photos by Pam Shorter.

    Caution: Moles at work

    Published on December 2, 2015

    Mole damage can appear differently, but it’s the same guys digging.

  • Yellow nutsedge growing faster than Kentucky bluegrass. Photo by Kevin Frank, MSU

    Controlling yellow nutsedge in turfgrass

    Published on August 13, 2015

    Yellow nutsedge is appearing in turfgrass. This article describes nutsedge and presents control options for homeowners and professional applicators.

  • White clover growing in low maintenance turf. Photo by Kevin Frank, MSU

    White clover exploding in lawns

    Published on June 26, 2015

    White clover is one tough weed to control and seems to be invading lawns and turfgrass everywhere this summer.

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