April 9, 1999
Lawns across Iowa have turned a beautiful, dark green with the recent rains. The greening of the lawns signifies the arrival of spring and the start of the lawn mowing season. Proper mowing practices over the next several months will help keep the lawn attractive and healthy.
The following information is adapted from Kentucky Pest News, Number 840, March 29, 1999 . By Mike Potter, Professor of Entomology, University of Kentucky). Similar information is on the Iowa State University Integrated Pest Management web site at http://www.ipm.iastate.edu/ipm/iiin/termites/ .
Reminder: Toxic Cleanup Days are planned in nine Iowa counties.
This article originally appeared in the April 9, 1999 issue, pp. 37-38.