Yes, I said summer! With temperatures in the mid-80’s and dew points approaching 70 degrees, I think it’s safe to say that summer has finally arrived. With the arrival of summer, we also notice that many weeds are starting to show themselves in Minnesota lawns. The late winter (or cold spring…..whatever you want to call it) left many of us scratching our heads wondering if our turf would have a chance to wake up and grow before the weeds took over. There was a very short window to give our turf that “edge” this spring. The edge involves providing a proper growing environment for our sp
By Dr. Lindsey Hoffman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Perennial ryegrass plot injury from ice damage at the U of M Turfgrass Research, Outreach, and Education Center following the winter of 2013. Photo: Sam Bauer
Perfect and Low-Maintenance?
The “hands off” and touted “environmentally friendly” approach to athletic field maintenance. Not good for the environment or recreation. Photo: Sam Bauer
What are the best fungicides to use for snow mold prevention? Follow this link to view the latest results from the 2012-13 Snow Mold Trials conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota. Trials were conducted at various golf courses throughout MN, WI, and MI.