lawn care

University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 5/20/21

Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work. Florence Sessoms and Eric Watkins wrote an article and Extension Educator Maggie Reiter has been on WCCO's Smart Gardens!

Florence Sessoms and Eric Watkins co-authored "Turfgrass responses to prolonged heat stress" for GCM Magazine. They discuss research on the ability of 34 turfgrass cultivars and accessions to withstand extended periods of heat.

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 09:47


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 4/26/21

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 Lawn Water Conservation Educator Shane Evans presented a webinar!

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 09:24


Video: Springtime Lawn Care: Waking Up Your Lawn

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on April 15, 2021 as part of the Twin Cities Lawn Irrigation Efficiency Study funded by the Metropolitan Council and the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment. Lawn Water Conservation Educator Shane Evans presented on topics that included:

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 13:40


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 – 3/11/21

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!

The article What does winter injury look like on your lawn? will help determine the causes of those pesky lawn problems that are showing up now that the snow is melted.

Thu, 03/11/2021 - 22:49


Now is the perfect time to dormant seed lawns in Minnesota

By Maggie Reiter, Extension Educator

Fri, 11/20/2020 - 12:53


Video: Winterizing Your Lawn

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on September 29, 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, 10/01/2020 - 14:07


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