Oak Grove

Campus Grounds

To Do List: April

  • Landscape Spring Clean-Up – Rake and remove leaves, twigs and other debris
  • Edge landscape beds
  • Mulch landscape beds – No thicker than 3”
  • Seed bare spots in turf
  • Aerate turfgrass areas
  • Fertilize turf…Always Read the Label
  • Fertilize plant material…Always Read the Label
  • Apply pre-emergent weed controls to turf and landscape beds…Always Read the Label
  • Mower maintenance – change oil, sharpen blades, and make repairs as needed…Remember Safety First.
  • Plan for your upcoming landscape projects.
  • Don’t prune spring flower plants.  Wait until the plant is finished blooming

Keep up with the grounds crew on Twitter and Instagram: @COWgrounds

Our Mission

The Grounds Department focuses on sustainability, community, and teamwork to provide a safe and beautiful environment for all to enjoy.

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).