Paperback: 168 pages
Publisher: University of Texas Press (June 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 3.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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This is exactly the book I was looking forward as I detox my home and yard. Our doctor has pointed out that some of the health issues both my wife and I face as we age are related to the toxic environment in and around our home. Go Howard Garrett!
A must read for anyone trying to maintain their lawn. After years of neglect and mistreatment of my yard, I now realize it's the soil that needs to be fixed first and foremost. Good soil leads to good plants, trees and turf. Fix the soil in the natural way!
Wow... What a terrible book. I assume that, like most people, the reader starts with a lawn and wants to go organic. This isn't the book for that. It's starts with a clean slate and talks about how to go from there. Very little actual practical information, and lots of information for those who live in the south. What a completely disappointing book with so little to offer. It's more like a book about lawns than it is a book about how the average reader can switch to organic law care on their own. No useful information, at all, about how I can take my lawn to be an organic one. Waste of money.
Very disappointed. A lot of the information was very much opinion based and not fact based. Especially the section on the history of lawns. It just seemed to be the authors speculations on the history of lawns, and that he hadn't actually researched anything. I was really excited about this book because I wanted to manage my lawn organically but I don't feel that this is the best book for that. I wanted to love the book but just can't. This will not stay in my gardening books collection.
Excellent book on lawn care.
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