Dr. Goatley presents Lawn Seminars

Pro­fes­sor Mike Goat­ley, Ph. D., of Vir­ginia Tech is the fea­tured speaker at the North­ern Neck Mas­ter Gar­den­ers’ Lawn Sem­i­nar August 23. It runs from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Trans­porta­tion Build­ing, and from 1 to 3 p.m. at West­more­land County School Board Meet­ing Room.

According to Goat­ley, lawns that are man­aged respon­si­bly can pros­per with­out dam­age to the environment.Dr. Goatley,a pro­fes­sor at Vir­ginia Tech­writes and lec­tures through­out the state on tur­f­grass issues, reach­ing out to indus­try pro­fes­sion­als and home­own­ers with tips and best man­age­ment prac­tices on how to “keep lawns green and water clean.”