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Jesse O’Brien

– Down East Turf Farms –

Seminar Topic: Want a Happy Lawn? It Starts Underneath with the Soil

Date & Time: March 28, 2:30pm

‘Don’t Treat Your Soil Like Dirt’

A Happy Lawn is made up of thousands and thousands of grass plants. These grass plants perform better and are able to recover better from stresses when they are grown well balanced biologically alive soil.   Understanding the soil test, nutrients levels, texture types, air/water relationships and the all-important biology of the soil will be discussed. In addition, selecting of grass species for specific conditions will be reviewed.  Finally tips for installation, mowing, irrigation will be discussed. Bring your questions, complaints and comments.


Past President of MELNA

Currently serves as the Agronomist on both the South Portland and Portland Pesticide Management Advisory Committee, (PMAC)