Eva Gussack and Frank S. Rossi, Ph.D.
The goal of this almanac is to help you grow and maintain a dense, healthy lawn
without polluting watersheds with pesticides, metals, nutrients, and petroleum.Eva Gussack is an extension associate and Frank S. Rossi, Ph.D., is an assistant professor
of turfgrass science, both in the Department of Horticulture, Cornell University.
This web site was made possible by a contract awarded to Cornell
Cooperative Extension of Westchester County by the New York City
Department of Environmental Protection, and has been reviewed by
Dr. Frank Rossi and Craig Cramer of Cornell University, James Lee
of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County, and Michael
Meyer and Jenine Tankoos of the New York City Department of
Environmental Protection. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester
County thanks the Department of Horticulture at Cornell University for
hosting this web site.
For more information about a companion piece to this almanac, the 'Lawn Ranger Program' contact Cornell Cooperative Extension in Putnam or Westchester County.
Editorial assistance was provided by Todd
Schongalla, Anna DeCordova, Tamson Yeh,
Jenine Tankoos, and Jim Grefig. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester and
Putnam Counties and Cornell Universityís Turfgrass Program gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the New York Community Trustís Henry Phillip Kraft Family Memorial Fund, through its affiliate, the Westchester Community Foundation. Production and
distribution of this almanac was also supported by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program.
This information is presented with the understanding that no product discrimination is intended and no endorsement of any product mentioned or criticism of unnamed products is