Turf Garden

Turf Garden Mission

The Turf Garden was designed to show the different types of grasses recommended by Virginia Tech to grow best in the environment here in Chesapeake. It includes the recommended turf mowing height, the proper fertilizing times and amounts and the proper sun, proper mowing height and shade exposure so you know where, when and how to plant and care for the specific grass to have the best results for your lawn.

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If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify the Chesapeake Extension Office at 757-382-6348/TDD*) during normal business hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.