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References & Resources


Lawn Care Without Pesticides: How to keep your grass healthy so that you can reduce or eliminate the need for lawn chemicals.

Klass, C. and D. Karasevicz. 2000. Pest Management Around the Home, Part 1: Cultural Methods. Miscellaneous Bulletin S74. Cornell Cooperative Extension (607-255-2080).

Klass, C. and K. Sirois. 1999-2000. Pest Management Around the Home, Part 2: Pesticide Recommendations. Miscellaneous Bulletin S74. Cornell Cooperative Extension (607-255-2080).

Neal, Joseph C. 1993. Turfgrass Weed Management: An IPM Approach. Weed Management Series #8. Cornell Cooperative Extension (607-255-2080).

Non-Toxic Weed Control. 1999 Common Sense: Pest Control Quarterly. XV:3 (Summer). BIRC, PO Box 7414, Berkeley, CA 94707.

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. 1997. Organic Lawn Care: A Guide to Organic Lawn Maintenance and Pest Management.

Thurn, Mary C., N. Hummel and A. Petrovic. 1994. Home Lawns: Establishment and Maintenance. Cornell Cooperative Extension (607-255-2080).

Uva, R., J. Neal and J. DiTomaso. 1997. Weeds of the Northeast. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY (607-277-2338).


Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 N. Pacific Hwy., Albany, OR 97321 (541-928-9280). Offers “Ecology Lawn Mixtures.”

Prairie Nursery, PO Box 306, Westfield, WI 53964 (800-476- 9453). Offers low maintenance and “no-mow” lawn mixes. Resources are provided for informational purposes and do not constitute an endorsement by Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension, or the New York State IPM Program.