lawn care

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.

Does your lawn struggle?

By Gary Deters

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. 

An overseeding success story

By Gary Deters

Overseeding into an existing yard can be very difficult because there are many different scenarios, challenges, and questions that go into the decision. What to do? What kind of seed? Where to buy seed? How much seed do I use? Do I need to prep the area? How much water is required to get the seed to germinate? What do I do after the seeds germinate?

University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 9/17/23

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Extension Educator Jon Trappe was interviewed for two news stories. Don't miss:

Is this plant pretty or pretty invasive?

By Ryan Schwab

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.