Lawn, tree ‘repair’ clinic set

Lawn, tree 'repair' clinic set The winter snowstorms, ice, and extreme cold temperatures have been tough on lawns and trees in the area.

A lawn and tree "repair" clinic will be held on April 3 to address many of the problems homeowners will be dealing with this spring.

The clinic will be held in Scotland at the High School Community Room and in Beresford at the Community Library. The evening programs will run from 6 to 9 p.m. at both locations.

Marty Draper, Extension plant pathologist from South Dakota State University, will highlight lawn disease management and general environmental concerns. Draper will be in Scotland at 6 p.m. and Beresford at 8 p.m.

John Ball, SDSU forestry specialist, will discuss tree troubles and concerns. Trees will need special attention this spring because of the winter damage that has occurred. Ball will be in Beresford at 6 p.m. and in Scotland at 8 p.m.

Extension educators Steve Sutera, Ron Thaden and John Gille will discuss general lawn maintenance and care from 7 to 8 p.m.

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