Skip Navigation and go to Main Content
JCC Home page JCC Home Page
Home » Departments & Services » Communications » Super Turf Saturday Returns for the Fourth Year
  Facebook Twitter YouTube Calendar
  Click to change text size Print this page ePayment Share this page

Super Turf Saturday Returns for the Fourth Year

For Immediate Release

Date: July 27, 2005

For more information, please contact: Carissa Frasca, Rubin Communications

(757) 456-5212,


Williamsburg, VA - Learn how to get rid of pesky weeds, create the perfect landscape, and control those crazy critters that roam your yard at "Super Turf" Saturday on August 20, 2005. This event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the James City/Williamsburg Community Center located at 5301 Longhill Road in Williamsburg.


Attendees will participate in two morning and two afternoon educational workshops led by experts in the field (schedule is attached). Virginia Tech Professors will lead the morning modules, with topics ranging from "Weeds in Turf-Identification, Prevention and Cures" to "Fall Lawn Renovation." Local experts will lead the afternoon seminars where topics include "Controlling Moles, Voles and Critters" and "Sustainable Landscape Practices." A working lunch will be provided, and lawn care products and services will be exhibited.


The cost for this event is $10. Price includes lunch and materials. Pre-register by August 12, 2005, as space is limited. For more information, contact the Virginia Cooperative Extension at (757) 564-2170 or visit


"Super Turf" Saturday Event Schedule


(Each participant can attend two morning and two afternoon sessions.)



Weeds in Turf - Identification, Prevention and Cures


Shawn Askew, Ph. D. - Weed Science, Virginia Tech

Fall Lawn Care - Strategies for Maintaining Cool Season Turf

Michael Goatley, Ph.D., Extension Turf Specialist, VT

Fall Lawn Renovation - From Minor to Major (3 options)

Sam Doak, Research Associate, Virginia Tech



Controlling Moles, Voles, and Critters

Bob Annette, Master Gardener and Volunteer at the Virginia Living Museum


Sustainable Landscape Practices

Laurie Fox - Hampton Roads Agricultural, Research and Extension Center Panel of Experts - Virginia Tech


No Turf Question Left Unanswered

Panel of Experts - Turf Industry


Lawn Care Services and Products Available in Our Area

Working Lunch and Trade Show (Noon - 1 p.m.)


Lawn Renovation - Aeration and Seeding Lawn Care Products - Advice and Guidance Water Smart Partners - Turf and Landscape Support Services



Connect with James City County!  Find us online and on Facebook, Twitter  and YouTube.


More News Releases >>

The Official Site of James City County, Virginia
e-Subscribe| Contact Us | How do I? | e-Payment
Privacy Practices and Security Policy