It can be difficult to successfully establish new boulevard grass following road construction, due to sun, foot traffic and salt residue from snowplowing. A new guidebook, video and instructional handout produced by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board provide contractors, city maintenance workers and homeowners with the best practices for establishment of healthy turfgrass.
Guidebook: Best Practices for Boulevard Turf Design and Maintenance (2019RIC09)
Two-page handout: Turfgrass Care
Homeowner Education Video (5 min): “Growing Green Grass Along Your Street”