Oak Grove

Campus Grounds

To Do List: May

  • It is not too late to apply a crabgrass preventer to turf. This can be applied up until June
  • Applying a pre-emergent herbicide in flower beds
  • Plant annual flowers
  • Apply a well balanced fertilizer for spring flowering shrubs
  • Edge flower beds, sidewalks, and driveways
  • Mulch flower beds and tree rings. Mulch should be no more than 3'' thick
  • Vegetable garden insulation
  • Broadleaf weed control on turf
  • Grub control

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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).


Our Mission

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.