John (Trey) Rogers III, PhD

John (Trey) Rogers III, PhD, a professor in the department of plant, soil and microbial sciences at Michigan State University, East Lansing. He was a turf consultant and project leader for the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympic Games, and he is author of Lawn Geek: Tips and Tricks for the Ultimate Turf from the Guru of Grass.


The Lazy Lawn Guide: Less Care, Better Results

When it comes to mowing, watering and fertilizing, skipping some steps often helps the lawn—and you.


Don’t Mow Your Grass Too Short—and More Lawn Tips from America’s Lawn Geek

It is lawn-care season across much of the US. But while most home owners try to take care of their…


The 8 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Lawn

Americans spend $40 billion each year on lawns—but money isn't their only contribution. The typical home owner also devotes 73…