- The Northeast Organic Farming Association Organic Land Care Program
- Rodale Institute
- Penn State Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory
- US Composting Council
- Organic Materials Review Institute
- The Soil Profile Newsletter
- Rutgers Plant Diagnostic and Soil Testing Services
- Barnes, R. (1990). Fertile Soil: A Grower's Guide to Organic and Inorganic Fertilizers. Davis, California: agAccess.
- Lowenfels, Jeff (2010). Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener's Guide to the Soil Food Web. Timber Press
- Tukey, Paul (2007). The Organic Lawn Care Manual. North Adams, MA: Storey Publishing, LLC.
- Tallamy, Douglaw W. (2007) Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants. Timber Press.
- Rowe. A. and Bakacs. M. (2017) Organic Land Care Best Management Practices Manuial. Rutgers University.
- Grubinger, V. Sources of Nitrogen for Organic Farms. University of Vermont Extension.
- Card, A., Whiting, D., Wilson, C., and Reeder, J. CMG Gardening Notes #234 Organic Fertilizers. Colorado State University Extension Services.
- Indyk, H., Murphy., J. A., & Strom, P. Minimizing Waste Disposal: Grass Clippings FS389. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
- Martin, J.C, Eickholt, A., Dole, J. (2004) Natural Organic Lawn Care for Ohio HYG-4031-04 The Ohio State University Cooperative Extension
- Mangiafico, S. S., Obropta, C., Higgins, C., & Rossi-Griffin, E. (2012). Landscaping for Water Conservation E341. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
- Murphy, S., Gimenez, D., Muldowney, L. S., & Heckman, J. R. (March, 2012). Improving Soil Quality By Increasing Organic Matter Content FS 1137. Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
- Murphy, S., Gimenez, D., Muldowney, L. S., & Heckman, J. R. (March, 2012). Soil Organic Matter. Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension.
- Murphy, J. A. (May, 1995). Turfgrass Seed Selection for Home Lawns FS684. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station.
- Pinto, D., & Melendez, M. (2010). Incorporating Native Plants in Your Residential Landscape FS1140. Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension.
Research Papers and Reports:
- Development and Early Assessment of an Organic Land Care Extension Program for Landscapers. 2016. Bakacs, M., A. Rowe, Hlubik, W.T., Zientek, J. HortTechnology. vol. 26 no. 1 89-96
- Examination of a new iron-based herbicide for broadleaf weed management, 2012. David Chinery, Chuck Schmitt, Walt Nelson, Jenny Kao-Kniffin. Cornell University Report
- Kentucky Bluegrass Responses to Mowing Practice and Nitrogen Fertility Management. Heckman, J.R., H. Liu, W.J. Hill, M. DeMillia, and W.L. Anastasia, Journal of Sustainable Agriculture.15:25-33. 2000.
- Organic Management Practices on Athletic Fields: Part 1. The Effects on Color, Quality, Cover, and Weed Populations Author(s): Miller, Nathaniel A.; Henderson, Jason J. Source: CROP SCIENCE Volume: 52 Issue: 2 p. 890-903. March, 2012
- Organic Management Practices on Athletic Fields. Part 2: The Effects on Playing Surface Characteristics and Soil Physical Properties
- Author(s): Miller, Nathaniel A.; Henderson, Jason J.
Source: CROP SCIENCE Volume: 53 Issue: 2 Pages: 637-646 Published: MAR 2013
- Organic Management Practices on Athletic Fields: Part 1. The Effects on Color, Quality, Cover, and Weed Populations
Author(s): Miller, Nathaniel A.; Henderson, Jason J.
Source: CROP SCIENCE Volume: 52 Issue: 2 Pages: 890-903 DOI: Published: MAR-APR 2012
- Compost and Compost Tea: Principles and prospects as substrates and soil borne disease management strategies in soil-less vegetable production
Author (s): C. C.G. St. Martin a & R.A.I. Brathwaite, Source: Biological Agriculture & Horticulture: An International Journal for Sustainable Production Systems. Volume 28, Issue 1, 2012.
- Effect of Compost Particle Size on Suppression of Plant Diseases
Author(s): Lozano, Jose; Blok, Wim J.; Termorshuizen, Aad J.
Source: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE Volume: 26 Issue: 3 Pages: 601-607 Published: MAR 2009
- Microbial strategies for the biological control of turfgrass diseases
Author(s): Nelson, EB; Craft, CM
Book Editor(s): Clark, JM; Kenna, MP
Source: FATE AND MANAGEMENT OF TURFGRASS CHEMICALS Book Series: ACS SYMPOSIUM SERIES Volume: 743 Pages: 342-352 Published: 2000
- Effectiveness of biosolids in enhancing soil microbial populations and N mineralization in golf course putting greens
Author(s): Tian, G.; Granato, T. C.; Dinelli, F. D.; et al.
Source: APPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY Volume: 40 Issue: 2 Pages: 381-386 Published: OCT 2008
- Use of wastewater and compost extracts as nutrient sources for growing nursery and turfgrass species
Author(s): Michitsch, Robert C.; Chong, Calvin; Holbein, Bruce E.; et al.
Source: JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Volume: 36 Issue: 4 Pages: 1031-1041, Published: JUL-AUG 2007
- Effect of organic fertilizers derived dissolved organic matter on pesticide sorption and leaching
Author(s): Li, K; Xing, BS; Torello, WA
Source: ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Volume: 134 Issue: 2 Pages: 187-194, Published: MAR 2005
- Kentucky bluegrass response to use of aquatic plants as a soil amendment
Author(s): Fortuna, A; Rieke, PE; Jacobs, LW; et al.
Source: HORTSCIENCE Volume: 40 Issue: 1 Pages: 237-241 Published: FEB 2005
- Use of vermicomposted waste materials as a turfgrass fertilizer
Author(s): Gardner, DS
Source: HORTTECHNOLOGY Volume: 14 Issue: 3 Pages: 372-375 Published: JUL-SEP 2004
- Soil amendments and fertilizer source effects on creeping bentgrass establishment, soil microbial activity, thatch, and disease
Author(s): Kaminski, JE; Dernoeden, PH; Bigelow, CA
Source: HORTSCIENCE Volume: 39 Issue: 3 Pages: 620-626 Published: JUN 2004
- Paper sludge amendments for turfgrass
Author(s): Norrie, J; Gosselin, A
Source: HORTSCIENCE Volume: 31 Issue: 6 Pages: 957-960 Published: OCT 1996
- Microbial Populations and Suppression of Dollar Spot Disease in Creeping Bentgrass with Inorganic and Organic Amendments.
Author(s): Liu, LX; Hsiang, T; Carey, K; et al.
Source: PLANT DISEASE Volume: 79 Issue: 2 Pages: 144-147 Published: FEB 1995Quantifying nitrogen leaching from an organic herbicide (corn gluten meal), 2012. Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Marty Petrovic, Cornell University report