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Low-maintenance turfgrass species that provide acceptable quality with reduced inputs and less mowing are of interest to homeowners and turf managers looking to reduce management costs and environmental impacts. In a recent study, Watkins et al

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that can perform well under low maintenance. Materials and methods This study was conducted at the University of Florida Plant City Campus (U.S. Department of Agriculture cold hardiness zone 9a, American Horticultural Society heat hardiness zone 8) from

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present in the MN on the maintenance of the hibiscus leaves are shown in Fig. 1 . The plants that were supplied 1 and 5 m m CA retained 60% of their leaves for more than 8 weeks under the low-illumination conditions. This shows that CA was crucial for

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. The fourth component to emerge contained three items and was labeled Low Maintenance Landscape Desire. This component contained “A landscape with low maintenance,” “A landscape that uses no supplemental irrigation,” and “A landscape that uses plants

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purchasing behavior. Yue et al. (2017a) indicated that both U.S. and Canadian consumers’ preferences were largely affected by the ability of the turfgrasses to withstand foot traffic along with maintenance attributes of low mowing frequency, low water usage

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are hired to maintain these systems. Most green walls cover a large area, making maintenance a significant expense ( Fediw 2015 ). Plants in interior environments tend to develop unattractive growth with elongated internodes in response to low light

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climatic conditions of the north-central United States, the best cultivars identified here should be promising choices for a range of landscapes, especially where low-maintenance, pesticide-free plantings are preferred. Cultivars Aunt Honey, Carefree Beauty

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.G. 2003 Mixtures of buffalograss and fine fescue or streambank wheatgrass as a low-maintenance turf HortScience 38 1214 1217 Johnson, P.G. Riordan, T.P. 2001 Unbalanced chromosome number and inbreeding effects on fertility and plant vigor in buffalograss

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significantly affected the plant quality of allamanda on both soil types ( Table 3 ). In both cases, the low rate of 8–0–12 resulted in the highest plant quality scores and the unfertilized controls the lowest. On the fill soil, the low rate of 24–0–11 and both

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landscape, it acts as a low-maintenance groundcover that thrives in dry shade where grasses do not usually flourish ( McGinnis and Meyer, 2011 ) and tolerates mowing ( Darke, 2004 ). Thus, this attractive sedge fills a much-needed niche for shade

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