A DIY guide to growing the lushest lawn in townLearn how to grow perfectly green and gorgeous grass without toxic chemicals and expensive lawn care treatments using methods in this compendium of thousands of lawn care tips, tricks, and tonics. Say goodbye to weeds, disease, and bare spots with these simple yet effective homemade remedies for improving the lawn, such as using beer, baby shampoo, and ammonia to energize soil, green-up turf, and wipe out weeds. Practical problem solvers include techniques that will keep grass alive during a drought, a treatment that is deadly to bugs but harmless to everything else, and a four season routine for growing the greenest grass year round while special featuresâ€”â€œBlue Plate Specialâ€ tonics, â€œFrom the Mailbag,â€ and â€œJerry Bakerâ€™s Secretsâ€â€”provide additional information and answers.
Author BiographyJerry Baker is the author of more than 50 books, including Jerry Bakerâ€™s Backyard Bird Feeding Bonanza, Jerry Bakerâ€™s Flower Garden Problem Solver, and Jerry Bakerâ€™s Great Green Book of Garden Secrets, and his gardening specials have been widely televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.