Read article: Lawns and pollinators - The case for dandelions
Lawns and pollinators - The case for dandelions
Urban areas typically have a large proportion of turfgrass. From lawns and residential areas to golf courses, parks and rights-of-way, turf covers...
Read article: Not your grandparents’ fescue: Turf-type tall fescue for a low-maintenance lawn
Not your grandparents’ fescue: Turf-type tall fescue for a low-maintenance lawn
On the hunt for a resilient lawn Homeowners are seeking lawns that are considered more sustainable than conventional lawns. I often get questions...
Read article: The dilemma with weed-and-feed lawn products
The dilemma with weed-and-feed lawn products
As the winter’s chill lingers into spring, the itch to get out in our yards has never seemed more compelling. One of the ritual tasks performed by...
Read article: What’s better: Gas or electric-powered lawn and garden tools?
What’s better: Gas or electric-powered lawn and garden tools?
For many Americans, the day after Thanksgiving is spent nursing indigestion from the copious amounts of food we have just eaten or dealing with the...
Read article: Love the color and benefits of fallen leaves
Love the color and benefits of fallen leaves
Stepping outside on a cool fall day, I can recall the childhood joy of fall leaves and singing, “leaves are falling, leaves are falling...” as we...
Read article: Lawn care advice for people who don’t care about lawns
Lawn care advice for people who don’t care about lawns
The Big Three Mowing Tips Each year I try to write a couple of articles about lawns. Each time I’ve written one of these, I have assumed you, the...
Read article: Lawn Care and Pollinators
Lawn Care and Pollinators
Greening spring lawns are a welcome sign to many of us, but they are also a sign of yardwork to come for the rest of the growing season. The desire...
Read article: Ready, Set, Mow
Ready, Set, Mow
Spring lawn care tips Our lawns started to grow not too long ago, slowly at first and it has really ramped up in just a couple of weeks. If you have...
Douglas B. Gucker
Local Food Systems and Small Farms Educator