Dr. Laurie E. TrenholmDr. Laurie E. Trenholm

Associate Professor/ Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Urban Turfgrass Program
101 Mehrhof Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-0670
Telephone: (352) 846-1831, ext. 374
FAX: (352) 392-1413


Turfgrass Research and Extension (30% Research / 70% Extension)


Dr. Trenholm is head of the Florida Urban Turfgrass Program. She conducts research on Best Management Practices and stress physiology on landscape grass species and works with county Extension faculty in educational efforts of this segment of the turfgrass industry. She teaches the Green Industries Best Management Practices program to the lawn care industry statewide.


Ms. Shirley Anderson, Biological Scientist
Mr. Basil Wetherington III, Biological Scientist
Mr. Chuck Simmons, Senior Lab Technician
Mr. Mark Warner, Technical Support
Mr. Victor Harrell, Technical Support
Mr. Charlie Nealis, Technical Support