Summer weeds are about to die off making right now the ideal time to work on the lawn. Horticulturalist and turfgrass specialist Nick Christians of Iowa State University explains how to pick out seed, grow and maintain a beautiful lawn. ISU horticulturalist Richard Jauron also joins the program to answer questions about the yard and garden.
Conditions have been perfect for growing lush, green grass this summer, though weeds have been thriving as well. Host Charity Nebbe discusses summer lawn care with Nick Christians, professor of horticulture at Iowa State University. Christians has developed an organic herbicide using corn gluten meal. Horticulturist Richard Jauron also joins the program.
It has been a bad summer for grass. On today's Horticulture Day we talk about that brown patch on your lawn. Will it come back to life when the rains come? Turf Grass Expert Dave Minner, along with horticulturist Richard Jauron, answer listener questions about their lawn and gardens.