Irrigation

UMN Turfgrass Team at two events this week!

a woman at a turfgrass educational display talking to an event participant

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at both of the following events this week!


UMN Turfgrass Team at two events this weekend 5/18/24

a canopy with a lawn care educational display at an outside event

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at both of the following events this Saturday!


UMN Turfgrass Team at Earth Day Celebration in Lakeville!

a turfgrass educational display with live plants, signs and handouts

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at the Earth Day Celebration and Watershed Cleanup in Lakeville (7570 179th Street W, Lakeville, MN 55044) on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


UMN Turfgrass Team at Rosemount Expo!

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at the Rosemount Expo, located at Rosemount Community Center Gym, 13885 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068), on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please stop by and see the educational displays on lawn care and irrigation best management practices. The Turfgrass Science team will answer your questions regarding low-input lawn maintenance, how to manage your lawn water use or just about anything else relating to lawns. 


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 1/16/24

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. See the December 2024 Edition of MGCSA's Hole Notes for two articles by UMN Turfgrass team members! 


EPA award for water conservation collaboration

For the past several years, we have partnered with the Metropolitan Council on the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study.


UMN Turfgrass Team at 2 events on 9/16/23!

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at two events this Saturday, September 16, 2023. We will be at the Columbus Fall Fest at 16319 Kettle River Blvd. NE, Columbus, MN 55025 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. We will also be at the Community Celebration and Bird Festival at 8312 Neal Ave N, Stillwater, MN 55082 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


UMN Turfgrass Team at Slice of Shoreview!

an outdoor diplay of educational turfgrass materials

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at Slice of Shoreview, located at Island Lake County Park (3611 Victoria St N, Shoreview, MN 55126), on Saturday, July 22, 2023 from noon to 5:00 p.m.


UMN Turfgrass Team at Victoria Farmers Market!

A turfgrass educational booth at a farmers market

The UMN Turfgrass Science team will be at the Victoria Farmers Market, located at Enki Brewing (1495 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386), on Thursday, June 29, 2023 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.


Seeding your lawn in June or July? You might want to wait

By Gary Deters

Establishing lawns from seed can sometimes be difficult even under ideal growing conditions, and there are many considerations when putting seed on the ground for small repairs as well. Spring is a time when successful lawn seeding is possible, but soil temperatures in early spring are cold which can prohibit rapid germination and establishment. We have now entered the beginning of summer when growing turfgrass from seed becomes even more difficult and we do not normally recommend seeding your lawn this time of the year.