Make a Book Recommendation!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sniggly, Mar 21, 2003.

  1. sniggly

    sniggly LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    Hi....was wondering if any of you had some good recommendations on turf management books. I like really big pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The book needs to contain weed identification too....

  2. cos

    cos LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,253

    Anybody know of any good turf management book? I am willing to purchase one for good reading too.
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    Ill list a few textbooks we had to get for my turfgrass science major at UConn. One is based towards golf courses, but all the information is relevant and discusses aspects of grass etc.

    Turfgrass Science and Management Third Edition
    by Robert Emmons

    Turf Management For Golf Courses Second Edition
    By James B. Beard

    For weeds, I have an awesome book....although its aim is towards the northeast

    Wees of the Northeast
    by richard h uva
    joseph c neal
    joseph m ditomaso

    (awesome book with pictures of all)
  4. Just Turned Pro

    Just Turned Pro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    I would check locally. You may find a great, "regional specific" book at a hort school or ag. extension.
  5. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    Lawncare 4 dummies.
  6. gardenpro

    gardenpro LawnSite Member
    from -
    Messages: 90

    Yes go to your closest hort schools bookstore. They are usually regionl specific and they have the best selection too.
  7. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 4,771

    Go to your local extension service, they usually will have many books for weed and grass identification tailored to your area/zone.

  8. Tbarchaser

    Tbarchaser LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 449

  9. rvsuper

    rvsuper Senior Member
    Messages: 930

    My bible for the past two months!!!!!

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