AskIFAS Powered by EDIS

about page banner

Lawns and Turf

A healthy lawn increases the value of a property, reduces soil erosion, cools the air, and reduces glare and noise. It also filters and traps sediment and pollutants that could otherwise contaminate surface waters and groundwater.

Narrower Topics


No Publications Found

Related IFAS Blog Posts

Something bugging your landscape? Ask for help at the Residential Plant Clinic in Apopka!

Clarissa ChairezOctober 16th, 2023Orange County is the 5th largest county in the state of Florida. Our residents are fortunate to have access to 2 free Plant Clinics, one of which is located in Apopka at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC)!  At our Plant Clinics, residents can find answers to what’s ailing their landscapes, from lawns […]

Highlights From the UF/IFAS North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day, 2023

Bonnie WellsOctober 8th, 2023The UF/IFAS North Central Florida Turfgrass Field Day at the Plant Science Research and Education Unit (PSREU) in Citra last Wednesday was highly valuable, a testament to the UF/IFAS Turfgrass Sciences Program’s unwavering century-long dedication to research and education. It served as an outstanding representation of the UF Turf Team’s commitment to impactful outreach. The […]

Why Does Soil pH Matter?

jeremyrhodenSeptember 10th, 2023Why does soil pH matter? The foundation of every successful garden starts with quality soil. Whether you’re growing vegetables, flowers, turf, shrubs, or any other plant matter, you must be aware of your soil pH and understand that it can change periodically. Soil pH influences the plant’s ability to consume nutrients. When soil pH is […]