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A beautiful lawn is desirable for any homeowner. With the advice of WVU Extension Service experts, learn the ins and outs of lawn upkeep.

seeding the lawn

Choosing the Right Seed

Rolling turf onto a new lawn.

Establishing a Lawn

Landscaped and manicured lawn with shrubs and trees in background.

Lawn Aeration

liming the lawn

Liming the Lawn

maintaining a new lawn

Maintaining a New Lawn

Mulching before germination of winter annuals, such as hairy bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta), in early fall prevents weed infestations during subsequent spring; remove germinated seedlings prior to applying mulch. (Photo credit: R. Chandran)

Mulch in Fall to Prevent Spring Weeds

Tips to Avoid Lawn Problems

Tips to Avoid Lawn Problems

shady turfgrass

Turfgrass in Shady Areas


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