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Special situations

Planting under trees

This slide set discusses how to plant and deal with areas under trees where it is difficult to grow plants or grass.

Thatch control in lawns and turf

Although a little thatch improves the wear tolerance of a lawn, excessive thatch harbors disease organisms and insects.

Trees and turf: are they compatible?

Trees and turfgrass are commonly planted together in today's landscapes, but tend to be incompatible.


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