Good grass doesn't happen by accident. The Guelph Turfgrass Institute applies rigorous scientific methods to discover best practices and create innovative tools for keeping lawns as healthy as possible. Landscape Ontario and the GTI teamed up to explore how research done for golf courses and sports fields trickles down to public spaces, home lawns and garden
Professor Tom Hsiang is a Professor of Plant Pathology in the department of Environmental Sciences at the Ontario Agriculutral College. Click here to learn more about the exciting and innovative research Dr. Hsiang and his lab group are doing in the field of plant pathology with regard to alternative controls for disease in turfgrass systems
Without turfgrass, many activities that support our mental and physical well-being would be much more difficult. Imagine trying to play Frisbee in a forest or walking your dog through a flower garden! Dr. Sara Stricker, communications and outreach coordinator at the Guelph Turfgrass Institute, reminds us of different ways grass helps us enjoy an active lifestyle.