History of Turfgrasses. Biblical references: grasses used in Persian and Arabian gardens 13th century literature referred to the use of turn on lawn “bowling” areas The word “turf” is derived from the Sanskrit “darbhus”, meaning a turf of grass 16-17th century, golf and turf areas developed.
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AirportsSegments of the Turf Grass Industry
Equipment Manufacturers / Sales
Fertilizer Manufacturers / Sales
Golf Course Operations
More ...Selected Turf and Turf-related Occupations
Journalism, Newsletters, Etc.
Landscaping / Construction
Lawn Service Firms
Turf Management, Parks, Etc.Selected Turf and Turf-related Occupations
In 1971 life magazine conducted a survey and found that 95% of respondents said "green grass and trees around me" is the most important environmental factor
In 1980 Better Homes and Gardens chose lawns as most important landscaping element (61%)
Track & Field
VolleyballSporting Events that Utilize Turf as a Playing Surface
Home Lawns Help the Environment