Shane Evans

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


University of Minnesota Turfgrass team in the media – 8/24/2020

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

Mon, 08/24/2020 - 09:50


Video: Turfgrass Species for Low-Input Minnesota Lawns

This video is a recording of a webinar we conducted on August 18, 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.

Fri, 08/21/2020 - 15:45


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


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


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. Make sure to watch the other webinars in our Watering Wisdom Webinar Series!

Mon, 07/13/2020 - 15:59


Turfgrass irrigation research at the UMN Landscape Arboretum

By Shane Evans

The University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is home to several model landscapes, gardens and research projects.  With funding from the Metropolitan Council and the Minnesota Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment, Turfgrass Science team members, led by Dr. Dan Sandor, now at Virginia Tech University, installed an experiment to determine the effectiveness of various smart irrigation controllers and technologies in 2019. The purpose of this article is to give a brief introduction of the project and what we hope to learn from it.

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 09:38


All flesh is as grass: Field Day is canceled

By Eric Watkins
person on golf greens presenting research results to field day audience of 40 people
 

Wed, 06/24/2020 - 13:29


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 hosted a free, five-part summer webinar series in the summer of 2020 that focused on turfgrass and irrigation topics to help homeowners have healthier lawns and more efficient irrigation systems. If you are interested in learning more about our work, please watch the recordings below or visit our Irrigation Resources page.

Thu, 06/11/2020 - 13:22


Catching up on saying goodbye

By Kristine Moncada

Mon, 05/11/2020 - 16:28