Lawns & Turfgrass

We provide lawn and turfgrass education on identifying, selecting and planting the most appropriate grass for the region and purpose. Our resources cover everything from how to properly mow and care for a home lawn to the professional management of the athletic fields.

Related Departments: Horticultural Sciences

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Earth-Kind® Garden & Landscape Series

Earth-Kind® Landscaping uses research-proven techniques to provide maximum garden and landscape enjoyment while preserving and protecting the environment.
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Lawns & Turfgrass

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

The course is a four-day course designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices.

Program

The Pecan Orchard Management Short Course is the world renowned premiere educational event on how to grow pecans.

Program

The Texas Master Gardener program trains and supports a network of volunteers to provide horticultural-related information within their communities.

All Resources on Lawns & Turfgrass

  • Tools and Apps

    This tool allows you to search Aggie Horticulture’s Ornamentals for the Texas Gulf Coast photo database to find the plants you wish to view.

  • Tools and Apps

    Plant Answers is an archive of questions and answers related to plants and gardening organized by topic.

  • Program

    The Pecan Orchard Management Short Course is the world renowned premiere educational event on how to grow pecans.

  • Program

    The Texas Master Gardener program trains and supports a network of volunteers to provide horticultural-related information within their communities.

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  • Podcast

    AgriLife Extension Program Specialists, Molly Keck and Wizzie Brown, educate listeners about insects found in urban backyards and gardens of Texas.

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  • Tools and Apps

    This app invites users to create a profile and receive weekly customized yard/grass water recommendations that tell them how long to run their irrigation systems.

  • Tools and Apps

    A spreadsheet program that performs monthly water balance to see if application rate will exceed available soil moisture storage of a site planted in grass.

  • Program

    Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed produces and markets genetically pure seeds of new plant cultivars developed by scientists of Texas A&M AgriLife Research.

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