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Nominate a Veteran to Win a Lawn Makeover from Grass Seed USA


Operation Home Turf is getting underway and looking for deserving men and women in uniform to receive a lawn makeover courtesy of Grass Seed USA, a coalition of American grass seed farmers. Visit and like Grass Seed USA's Facebook page, and get an opportunity to nominate a veteran for a spring lawn revitalization valued at $500.

“We are grateful to all of our service men and women, past and present, for their dedication to our country,” said Bryan Ostlund, Grass Seed USA executive director. “This Veterans Day, we want to celebrate their service and contributions while helping to create a more relaxing retreat on the home front. A healthy, lush yard can be a fabulous oasis away from the demands of military experience.”

Operation Home Turf kicks off on Nov. 5, and here's how it works:

  • Visit and like the page.
  • In 200 words or less, tell about the nominee and why they deserve a lush, green lawn from Grass Seed USA.
  • Nominations will be accepted from Nov. 5 through Nov. 18.

Grass Seed USA will randomly pluck four veterans from the nominations submitted to receive a spring lawn makeover, from seeding a new lawn to reviving an existing one. Winners will be announced by Dec. 18.

Selected winners will be subject to verification of current or past military service on behalf of the U.S. Additionally, winners must own the property, or have written consent from the property owner to have work done, before lawn services are provided.

About Grass Seed USA

Grass Seed USA is a national coalition of grass seed farmers and academic turf specialists with a wealth of experience in studying, growing and harvesting grass and grass seed. The coalition seeks to inform and educate residential and commercial customers about the benefits of grass and best practices for responsibly growing and maintaining healthy turf. For more information, visit or, or follow on Twitter at

Lane PR for Grass Seed USA
Jeff Segvich, 503-546-7870

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