Provides in-depth information on lawn management practices that help protect lake and river water quality by reducing runoff and pesticide and nutrient leaching. Discusses minimizing the use of fertilizers and pesticides and using them responsibly. Includes tables that give recommended mowing heights for various grasses, characteristics of common nitrogen fertilizers, and nitrogen requirement and application timing for lawns in the Upper Midwest. For homeowners, lakeshore owners, municipalities, lawn care professionals, and garden center and landscaping industry personnel.
MES Distr Ctr (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 612/625-6281). Credit cards: 800/876-8636, 612/624-4900.