MLB Groundskeeper Lawn Care Tips

7 steps to a beautiful lawn
February 12, 2016
Green Foxtail
February 13, 2016

The article ‘Lawn care tips from Red Sox groundskeeper Dave Mellor’ appeared in the Boston Globe on April 15, 2016.  The article was written by Gary Dzen, who is a senior sports editor for the Boston Globe. The piece interviews and highlights lawn care tips provided by Red Sox groundskeeper Dave Mellor based on his decades of lawn care experience.

Dave Mellor became the head groundskeeper at Fenway Park in 2001 and has a background in turf care that is hard to rival, so his advice and perspective are worthy of consideration. In the article, Mellor gives his advice regarding a number of core lawn care topics, including:

  • The Right & Wrong Way to Water
  • Lawn Mower Maintenance
  • The Rules of Thirds
  • Reading Labels
  • Grass Height when Cutting
  • Soil Testing
  • Using Clippings
  • Weed Control Advice

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