Asian jumping worms are a newly invasive species to America. How will they impact the Ontario ecosystem?
The birds are singing, the crocuses are blooming, and you just can't wait to start gardening again. You might have the urge to run outside with your rake and trowel and start digging in, but there are some things to consider before you start your outdoor spring cleaning.
Life would not be possible without water.
Water is essential for seed germination and plant growth, and can make up >75% of the fresh weight of actively growing turfgrasses.
This year, the Canadian Open will be hosted by St. George's Golf and Country Club in Etobicoke, ON from June 6 to 12. Volunteer positions are currently being filled and you can register online!
Winter is coming. Is your turf ready?
When you think of fertilization, the first thing you might think of is chemical fertilizers. Researchers at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute and Virginia Tech Turfgrass Research Centre have been thinking about fertilization from the bottom up.
Many researchers and growers rely on weather data. Why aren't the temperature values available from the Guelh Turfgrass weather station?
Rust is a common disease of turf in home lawns, and perennial ryegrass is especially susceptible. Learn more about the disease and how to manage it.