Turfgrass growth is affected by the soil. Understanding soil characteristics and fertility can help you address issues such as nutrient deficiencies or pH adjustment that may affect your home lawn. These publications outline basic soil topics from soil pH to how to collect a soil sample.
|Horticulture Extension Personnel|
|Identification of Turfgrass Species|
|Pesticide Safety Education Program|
|Soils and Soil Fertility|
|Turfgrass Diagnostics & Laboratories|
Soil fertility is based on the availability of certain nutrients within the soil. These topics cover the major macronutrients and micronutrients that are essential for proper turfgrass growth.
The physical and chemical properties of a soil directly affect plant growth. Review these topics to understand how to identify different soil properties and how those properties affect turfgrass growth.