General Turfgrass Information and Homeowner Resources
Grass...Grass...Grass: It's Not Just All The Same Green Stuff
Two-page article explaining turfgrass taxonomy, blends, mixtures and germination rate factors to consider when selecting turfgrasses.
Fall - The Best Time to Rejuvenate Your Lawn
Information on mowing, aerating, fertilizing, and controlling weeds in the fall.
Easy Care and Repair Tips for Rejuvenating Your Lawn
9 simple steps to repair your lawn.
'Dog-On-It' Lawn Problems - Update
Dr. S. Thompson, DVM, Director, Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Wellness Clinic, West Lafayette, Indiana. Four-page study of turf problems created by dogs and suggestions for dealing with them.
Creating A Low Maintenance Lawn
3-page article, with separate sidebars, offering tips and techniques to install and maintain a low maintenance lawn.
Buying Quality Sod
Dr. John R. Hall, III, Professor and Extension Specialist, Turfgrass Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. Three-page listing of 17 items buyers should consider when purchasing turfgrass sod.
Avoiding New Lawn Failures
Two-page article addressing how homeowners can avoid establishment problems.
A Value-Added Commodity From Dormant Seed To A Living Carpet
Dr. Eliot Roberts, Principal Consultant, Rosehall Associates, Sparta, TN (Former Lawn Institute director). Two-page analysis of differences between seed established and sod established turf areas
A Tribute To Grass
Kansas Senator John J. Ingalls (1873-1891) One-page poetic look at the values of grass.
100 things and more to do on grass
a light-hearted listing of activities that can take place on a lawn.