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Maintaining a healthy lawn in western Oregon

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dc.creator Oregon State University. Extension Service
dc.creator VanDerZanden, Ann Marie, 1966-
dc.creator Cook, Thomas W.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-17T17:21:50Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-17T17:21:50Z
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/19232
dc.description Published January 2000. A more recent revision exists. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
dc.description.abstract The typical home lawn is an evolving ecosystem that gets more complex each year. At first, it consists of one or two grass species found in a typical seed mix (e.g., Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass). Over time, it evolves to three or four species that were not part of the original seed mix but are well adapted to western Oregon’s environment. This mix of new species is referred to as a “climax lawn.” Climax lawns generally consist of bentgrasses (highland, colonial, and creeping) and bluegrasses (annual and roughstalk). The conversion to a climax lawn is a natural process, and the end result is a lawn adapted to your growing environment. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher [Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Extension circular (Oregon State University. Extension Service) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1521 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries EC en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 1521 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Lawns -- Oregon en_US
dc.title Maintaining a healthy lawn in western Oregon en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US


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