The mission of the campus grounds is to provide a safe and pleasant outdoor environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors through the maintenance of the campus grounds.
To Do List: November
- Leaf Removal
- Cleaning out your landscape beds, cutting back your perennials, and removing the annual flowers.
- Non-Hardy winter bulbs (ex. Canna, Gladiolus, Cladium) will need to be dug up and stored in peat moss in a cool dry place. Garden Mums can be left alone, the foliage helps protect and insulate the root system.
- Planting spring bulbs
- This is a good time to apply fertilizer to your lawn, to insure healthy roots and an early green up in the spring
- Lawn mowing will be slowing down
- Preparing your snow removal equipment
- Plant trees
Grounds Crew is Honored with Prestigious PGMS Accreditation
The College of Wooster has received a Landscape Management and Operations Accreditation as awarded by the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS), it was announced by Walt Bonvell, a Certified Grounds Manager (CGM), past president of PGMS and senior grounds lead of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read more (.pdf).