This is the preferred time of year to rehabilitate tired lawns.

Check out Monday's edition of The World-Herald for the suggestions on successfully planting grass seed.

And before you start on your yard, leaf through the guidance offered by the excellent staff at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The university conducts research through its Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and works directly with the community through its extension offices.

Go to to browse for information.

• Varieties of grass:

• Establishing lawns from seed:

• Establishing lawns from sod:

• Broadleaf weed control:

• Improving lawns in fall:

• Fertilizing:

• Late summer watering:

• Testing your lawn's soil:

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