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Pamela Sherratt on spring seeding

Q: How soon can I seed this spring, and do you have any tips for me? A: Cool-season grass seed germinates best when the soil temperatures are between 50-65 degrees F. If we look at Ohio, soil temperatures are consistently above 50°F by early April...

Gray leaf spot on turfgrass

By Jim Kerns, Ph.D. Gray leaf spot (GLS) is caused by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae and is a destructive disease of St. Augustinegrass, perennial ryegrass, kikuyugrass, and tall fescue. The disease was problematic in the late 1990s and early 2000s...

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