lawn care

Next week - final webinar in our Watering Wisdom series!

lawn with frost

Please join the Metropolitan Council and the University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science group for Part 5 of our webinar series on Watering Wisdom: Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water. The topic of this installment is "Winterizing Your Lawn" by Ryan Schwab.

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 08:51


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 9/15/2020

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work!  We have a webinar video and two articles to share.

A video recording, Lawn Care Best Management Practices 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 watching the other webinar recordings in our series!

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:26


Video: Lawn Care Best Management Practices

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 8, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 15:16


Video: Learning to Control Your Irrigation Controller

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on July 28, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Tue, 08/18/2020 - 10:05


Video: Outdoor Water Use in the Twin Cities: Am I Using Too Much?

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on July 7, 2020 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. We also have a PDF of PowerPoint slides from the presentation.

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 15:59


Videos

Watering Wisdom Webinar series

The goal of this webinar series is to help homeowners have healthier lawns and more efficient irrigation systems.

Thu, 06/25/2020 - 09:59


Webinar series - Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water

home lawn with catch cans set up to do an irrigation audit

Have you ever wondered if it's possible to grow a healthy lawn with less water?  A free, five-part webinar series from the Metropolitan Council and University of Minnesota Turfgrass Science team wants to help answer that question.  The first part of the

Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:44


Watering Wisdom Webinar Series

Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water

Welcome to our Watering Wisdom: Growing a Healthy Lawn with Less Water webinar series event page. We are hosting a free, five-part summer webinar series focusing on turfgrass and irrigation topics.  Our goal is to help homeowners have healthier lawns and more efficient irrigation systems. Please join us for one (or as many as you would like) of the five webinars we are presenting. If you are interested in learning more about our work, please visit our Irrigation Resources page.

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 13:22


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media 9/6/18

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work.  We have a podcast, a blog post, and a lawn care calendar!

WCCO’s Smart Gardens August 25 podcast, featuring Eric Watkins and Julie Weisenhorn, answers listeners' questions on gardening and lawns

Lots of weeds in the grass? Make your lawn weed-resistant this Fall by Jon Trappe, Extension Educator & Turf Specialist

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:01