Lawns

Collection

Collection consisting of informational documents about lawn care in Central Oregon.

Lawn Watering Guide for Eastern Oregon

Article

During the summer, nearly half of all residential water in Oregon is used to irrigate landscape areas around homes. A significant reduction in water use can occur by using efficient water ways to maintain our lawns and gardens. The Lawn Watering Guide offers suggestions to gain efficiency while maintaining an attractive lawn

By Mary Corp

PPS References and links

Online Resource

All References and Hyperlinks for each Plant Problem Scenario. Each scenario is followed by the direct hyperlink(s) to the reference.

Lawn Care

Fact Sheet

A brief publication about lawn care including, mowing, fertilizing, and watering.

Managing Moss in Lawns in Western Oregon

OSU Extension Catalog

This video demonstrates how to identify and eliminate moss from your lawn. It is a companion to OSU Extension publication EM 9175. View it now

By Brooke Edmunds, Alec Kowalewski

Managing Moss in Lawns in Western Oregon

OSU Extension Catalog

The mild, wet winters in western Oregon encourage the growth of lawn mosses. This publication describes the factors that contribute to this growth and provides tips for reducing problems. It is a companion to OSU Extension video EM 9176.

By Brooke Edmunds, Alec Kowalewski

Best Management Practices for Maintaining Sand-based, Natural Grass Athletic Fields

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication recommends specific ways to manage of sand-based fields, which will require more frequent fertilization, irrigation, and cultivation for proper maintenance than native soil fields. This publication emphasizes the critical aspects of maintenance, including the primary cultural...

By Alec Kowalewski

Best Management Practices for Construction of Sand-based Athletic Fields for Football and Soccer

OSU Extension Catalog

Sand-based, natural turfgrass and synthetic surfaces are the best options for athletic fields in the rainy Pacific Northwest. Sand-based, natural turfgrass fields, when compared to synthetic surfaces, are initially less expensive, more enjoyable to play on, cooler in warm weather, less hazardous...

By Alec Kowalewski

Integrated Pest Management for Turfgrass

OSU Extension Catalog

This video highlights the five cultural practices needed for proper integrated pest management of turfgrass: (1) mowing, (2) fertilization, (3) irrigation, (4) cultivation, and (5) pesticide selection and use.

By Alec Kowalewski

Turfgrass Seeding Recommendations for the Pacific Northwest

OSU Extension Catalog

Explains the terms associated with applying turfgrass seed and provides tables that list scientifically tested differences in seeding rates for the cultivars most suited to specific areas of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon such as golf course fairways, athletic fields, parks, home lawns, and roadsides...