This book is committed to the development of high-quality lawns achieved through natural, chemical-free practices. Turf management expert Don Williamson provides a comprehensive overview of grass types, proper lawn installation, healthy maintenance practices and controlling pests and diseases. States covered by this book are Washington, Oregon, northern California, northern Nevada, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, northern Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, northern Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, all New England states, Virginia, West Virginia, Alaska, Kentucky, eastern Tennessee, western North Carolina, northern parts of Arizona, New Mexco, Arkansas and Texas, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland.