Sam Bauer

October 17, 2012

I’ve received many questions from homeowners recently regarding fall seeding options if they’ve missed the optimal seeding window from mid-August to mid-September.  If you’ve missed that window, but you still want to conduct seeding practices this fall, my recommendation is to wait until November to seed.  This practice is called “dormant seeding” and is certainly an effective way to introduce

October 2, 2012

Virtual Field Day Attendee, 

September 10, 2012

Hot July, Dry August

August 29, 2012

photo of lawnThere has recently been much discussion regarding the potential of no-mow grasses for use in home lawn settings.

August 16, 2012

When is the last time that you volunteered for a golf tournament? Here’s a video through the eyes of a volunteer (myself) at the TPC Twin Cities for the 2012 3M Championship. Thanks to Roger Stewart, Alex Stuedemann, Mark Michalski, and the TPC Twin Cities staff for an experience to remember. Enjoy....

August 16, 2012

It was windy yesterday at the TROE Center!  Here are some tips for choosing seed for your home lawn this fall………..


August 1, 2012

If you’re reading this, odds are that your home lawn has been on a rollercoaster ride this summer and you’re wondering what happened and where to go from here.  The good news is YOU ARE NOT ALONE.  A quick look back at the climatological data for the Twin Cities from March until now puts the struggles of the 2012 growing season into perspective.  In mid-March we saw highs in the upper 70’s, and