Bee Lawn

Bee Lawn Seed

Wondering where to purchase bee lawn seed mix? Below we have compiled local and online vendors of bee lawn seed, as well as companies that install bee lawns. Be sure to contact a company beforehand to check if they have the seed in stock. This list is presented for practical purposes, and in no way implies endorsement of these companies by the University of Minnesota.  If you are a seed vendor and would like your company included in this list, please email Kristine Moncada ([email protected]).

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 12:36


Looking for lawns!

green residential lawn with several white clover flowers

Do you live in the Twin Cities area and have a lawn that you manage or mow? We are looking for lawns to study as part of the Minneapolis-St.

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 15:03


Mow the no-mow?

By Ryan Schwab

“No-mow” is a loose term we often use to describe a low input, grassy area that grows out higher than a typical turfgrass stand. The grass may flop over onto itself, go to seed, or create a clumpy pasture-like appearance (Figure 1). In Minnesota, fine fescues (Festuca spp.) are typically used in no-mow residential lawns or golf course roughs. Despite the term “no-mow” these may be mowed infrequently to create the desired aesthetic.

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 12:17


Long-Term Ecological Research Funding

By Eric Watkins

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 10:38


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 3/28/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Extension Educator Maggie Reiter wrote an article in Yard and Garden News and Kristine Moncada wrote an article for the Low Input Turf blog!

Sun, 03/28/2021 - 20:52


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 7/15/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have two webinar videos and an article to share.

A video recording, Outdoor Water Use in the Twin Cities: Am I Using Too Much? featuring Shane Evans, from our Watering Wisdom webinar series has been posted.  If you are interested in growing a healthy lawn with less water, please consider joining the other webinars in our series still to come!

Wed, 07/15/2020 - 11:34


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media - 3/23/2020

Check out our team’s latest effort in educating the public about our work!  We have a new article on bee lawns to share.

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 08:55


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media - 10/13/19

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have a video, an upcoming Minnesota legislature address and three articles.

Water Irrigation Audit - a video from the city of Woodbury, MN features Dan Sandor demonstrating how to conduct an irrigation audit on a home lawn.

Chase Straw will be addressing members of the Minnesota legislature on October 17, 2019 advocating for benefits to golf course superintendents who implement water conservation strategies.

Sun, 10/13/2019 - 22:19


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media - 9/30/19

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have a research report, new research results and a newspaper article.

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 13:35