The Master Gardeners offer free information on home gardening.
Call the MG phone helpline during our office hours or leave an email or voice message after hours.
Topics for Home Lawn Care
Turfgrass Management Tips
How to Measure Lawn Square Footage
How Long Should I Run the Sprinklers
Managing Turfgrasses During Drought (UC ANR Publication)
Suggested Mowing Heights and Mowing Types
Lawn Diseases Photos, Symptoms, & IPM
Lawn Weeds (Pest Note)
Lawn Insects (Pest Note)
Mushrooms & Nuisance Fungi (Pest Note)
UC Guide to Healthy Lawns - An interactive website about lawn care for home gardeners.
• Choose & identify your lawn species
• Prepare the site and plant the lawn
• Lawn renovation
• Lawn care for new lawns
• Lawn care for established lawns
• Manage pests and diagnose problems
UC IPM Website - Lawns and Turf
(for detailed specific information on insects, diseases and weeds,
consult the "Turfgrass Guidelines for Professionals)