It’s 8 a.m. inside the WCCO-AM studios and callers are already in the queue, seeking expert help from University of Minnesota Extension and Master Gardeners as “Smart Gardens” begins.
And expertise is available in droves during “Smart Gardens,” WCCO’s new hour-long hit show covering gardens, lawns and more. A sampling from a recent show:
If you’re lawn is brown or dormant due to the current drought, you might still have time to get some life back before winter. My recommendation is to keep (or start) watering your lawn to avoid significant winter injury. Jason DeRusha addressed this issue last night on his “Good Question” segment. Follow the link below:
With a 3 inch rainfall deficit in August and almost 1.5 inches below average in September already, water is going to be the most important component of your lawn maintenance program this fall. Dr. Eric Watkins, Associate Professor of Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics, discusses the issue on WCCO: