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The NOFA Organic Lawn and Turf Handbook
This 104-page, comprehensive and practical handbook details methods for growing and managing beautiful, healthy, organic turfgrass. Written and edited by scientists and NOFA accredited organic landscapers as a natural companion to NOFA's professional organic lawn and turf courses, it also stands alone as a unique and valuable resource for all landscapers. This book is aimed at professionals but will be a useful resource for anyone interested in creating beautiful organic lawns, parks or athletic fields in the Northeast and beyond.
- Why Organic?
- Site Analysis
- Soil Health, Fertility and Soil Testing
- Soil Amendments
- Cultural Practices
- Making Compost
- Weeds, Insects and Diseases
- Special Issues: Athletic Turf vs. Lawns
- Client Relations and Running a Business
- Obtaining Materials