Dr. Katerina Jordan

Researchers and staff with U of G’s Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI) spoke to several news outlets about why the “No Mow May” campaign is not great for Canadian lawns

Dr. Katerina Jordan, the GTI’s new director, former director Dr. Eric Lyons, and communications and outreach coordinator Sara Stricker explained why leaving a lawn to grow long can damage the grass, leading to problems down the line.  

The trio spoke to CTV Kitchener, CBC Radio’s Windsor Morning, Global National News, several CBC Radio stations including CBC Edmonton, Sudbury.com, CityNews Ottawa, and more. 

Jordan and Lyons are professors in the Department of Plant Agriculture, researching the stress physiology and management of turf grasses.