Dr. Kevin W. Frank, Michigan State University
Andrew Hollman, Dr. Brian Horgan, & Sam Bauer, University of Minnesota
By Josh Friell, Ph.D Student, Turfgrass Science
Last year’s heat and drought and this year’s late spring have added extra stress to lawns.
With buds finally starting to bloom on trees in the southern part of Minnesota and ice still stubbornly floating around on lakes in the north, it’s a good time to take stock of a strange year of weather and its effect on our lawns and vegetation.