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Florida Lawn Handbook

Versions of these EDIS publications were included in the third (2005) edition of the Florida Lawn Handbook, which is available for purchase at the UF/IFAS Extension bookstore.

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Bahiagrass for Florida Lawns

LH006/ENH6 by Laurie E. Trenholm, Marco Schiavon, J. Bryan Unruh, Travis W. Shaddox, and Kevin E. KenworthyFebruary 14th, 2022A UF/IFAS numbered Fact Sheet for Homeowner audience(s).

Bermudagrass for Florida Lawns

LH007/ENH19by Laurie E. Trenholm, Marco Schiavon, J. Bryan Unruh, and Travis W. ShaddoxApril 30th, 1991Bermudagrasses are among the most widely used warm-season grasses. Improved, fine-textured bermudagrasses are used throughout the South on golf courses, athletic fields, and in high-profile residential and commercial landscapes where a fine-textured, dense ground cover is desired. This publication reviews current cultivars available in Florida and best management practices for maintaining bermudagrass lawns in Florida. Minor revision by L. Trenholm, M. Schiavon, J.B. Unruh, and T. Shaddox; 5 pp.

St. Augustinegrass for Florida Lawns

LH010/ENH5 by Laurie E. Trenholm, Marco Schiavon, J. Bryan Unruh, Travis W. Shaddox, and Kevin E. KenworthyAugust 15th, 2021A fact sheet for homeowner audiences.

Zoysiagrass for Florida Lawns

LH011/ENH11 by J. Bryan Unruh, Marco Schiavon, Alex J. Lindsey, Kevin E. Kenworthy, and L. E. TrenholmMay 15th, 2022Zoysiagrasses were introduced into the United States from Asia and provide attractive turf throughout much of the United States. In recent years, newer cultivars of zoysiagrass have entered the market with improved insect resistance, accelerated establishment, and better overall performance. This 8-page major revision of the Environmental Horticulture Department was written by J. Bryan Unruh, Marco Schiavon, Alex J. Lindsey, Kevin E. Kenworthy, and L. E. Trenholm.

Preparing to Plant a Florida Lawn

LH012/ENH 02 by L.E. Trenholm, Amy L. Shober, and Eban Z. BeanJune 20th, 2018

The Florida Fertilizer Label

SS170/SL-3 by T. W. ShaddoxFebruary 20th, 2017

How to Calibrate Your Fertilizer Spreader

LH024/ENH62 by T. W. Shaddox, J. B. Unruh, and L. E. TrenholmNovember 27th, 2017

Mowing Your Florida Lawn

LH028/ENH10 by L. E. Trenholm, J. B. Unruh, and J. L. CisarJuly 2nd, 2018

Watering Your Florida Lawn

LH025/ENH9 by L. E. Trenholm, J. B. Unruh, and J. L. CisarJanuary 31st, 2017

Weed Management Guide for Florida Lawns

EP141/ENH884 by J. Bryan Unruh, Laurie E. Trenholm, Erin E. Harlow, Ramon G. Leon,September 20th, 2020

Turfgrass Disease Management

LH040/SSPLP14 by M. L. Elliott and P. F. HarmonAugust 8th, 2018

Nematode Management in Residential Lawns

NG039/ENY-006 by William T. CrowNovember 12th, 2020