Lawn

A turf grass lawn

Lawns


Print Resources

Lawn Care is a 47-page booklet pdf by Lori J. Brewer available on the Cornell Turf Grass website that includes chapters on steps to success, advanced care, starting a new lawn, and lawn care.

Cornell Turfgrass Program includes extensive information on lawns, sports turf, golf turf, pests and the environment. See: http://turf.cals.cornell.edu/lawn/

Lawn Care Without Pesticides by Frank Rossi, Cornell turf grass specialist, is a 20-page publication that covers how to use IPM methods to grow and maintain a lawn without pesticides (2005).

The NYS Integrated Pest Management offers a how to guide for lawn care without harmful pesticides.

TurfHelp.com provides online lawn and garden publications for each state.

Have a Beautiful Yard without the Chemicals - This NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation page offers tips and resources for having a chemical free yard.

Legal Issues Concerning Lawn Fertilizer (1/2012) This NY Dept. of Environmental Conservation page explains new regulations regarding phosphorus-containing fertilizer and runoff. The new law will improve water quality in drinking water supplies, as well as improving recreation and tourism in waterbodies negatively affected by excessive amounts of phosphorus.


Cornell Turf Grass Videos

Choosing the right grass seed: Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi narrates this short how-to video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset.

Mulch Your Leaves and clippings: Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi narrates this short how-to video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset.

Patch Weak or Bare Spots in the Lawn: Cornell University turfgrass team shares how-to patch weak or bare spots in your lawn in this video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset.

Your Best Defense Against Weeds: Cornell University turfgrass expert Dr. Frank Rossi narrates this short how-to video from the free ebook Lawn Care: The Easiest Steps To An Attractive Environmental Asset

Using IPM to Assess Your Lawn for Grubs: Jennifer Grant from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program demonstrates how to determine if white grubs are damaging your lawn.

Mowing High Means Less Work: Frank Rossi, turf specialist in Cornell University's Department of Horticulture, explains why it's best to set your mower at 3 inches or higher and leave the clippings

How to Use the Cornell Turf and Landscape Weed ID: The Cornell Turfgrass team walks you through the weed ID process using the Turf and Landscape Weed ID tool

Cornell Turf and Landscape Weed ID Tool

Last updated January 29, 2021