Definitions

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  • n. Any grass used to make turf.

Etymologies

turf +ā€Ž grass (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Iā€™m a PhD candidate in turfgrass physiology ā€¦ really.

    EXTRALIFE ā€“ By Scott Johnson - What do you do?

  • Combing different species together is called a turfgrass mixture.

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  • "They're more interested in technical-related programs such as turfgrass management and horticulture," said Smith, who as coordinator of the Center for Advanced Studies at Brunswick Community College helps direct and coordinate tech prep studies.

    TheSunNews.com: Local

  • Horticulture -- in my college it's known as horticultural science -- includes everything from growing fruits and vegetables for local markets to breeding the next durable, inexpensive turfgrass used on professional sports fields.

    Allen S. Levine: Yahoo's 'College Majors That Are Useless'... Really?

  • Regularly mown turfgrass occupies a far smaller percentage of most courses 'total acreage these days.

    Why We Play Golf Outdoors

  • Routed through dunes on the site of a former sand and gravel mine, it encompasses 100 hectares -- but thanks to large buffer areas and forced carries, only 34 hectares of those are maintained as turfgrass, compared to 44 hectares to 60 hectares at typical courses.

    Is Brown the New Green?

  • Augusta National built its par-three course in 1958; it's the favored spot for older members who no longer want to take on the big course, and has served as a testing ground for turfgrass experiments.

    Why We Need More Par-Three Courses

  • Routed through dunes on the site of a former sand and gravel mine, it encompasses 250 acres but thanks to large buffer areas and forced carries, only 85 of those acres are maintained as turfgrass, compared to 110 acres to 150 acres at typical courses.

    Is Brown the New Green?

  • Zanon, who has degrees in landscape horticulture and turfgrass science from Ohio State University, started researching recommendations and found that there was no regional guide with photos to show the mature size of the tree along with its attributes, such as spring blooms or beautiful bark.

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  • Daniel DiClerico Essential information: Use our guide to common lawn grasses and the exclusive interactive (shown above) to find the best turfgrass for your yard.

    Tip of the Day: Follow these smart moves as lawn-care season begins

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