Kelly Burke

Kelly Burke is a freelance writer who is accredited in organic land care and the manager of a manicured campus.


  • Accredited in organic land care
  • Contributed lawn maintenance content for The Spruce for almost six years
  • Golf course superintendent and manager of a large, manicured campus



Kelly Burke wrote about lawn maintenance for The Spruce for nearly six years. He has worked his entire career in the turf care industry. He began mowing grass at his local public golf course and went on to learn all he could about turfgrass management. Burke is also a licensed pesticide applicator and has obtained accreditation in organic land care. Burke has been a golf course superintendent; worked in senior management positions at private country clubs; written articles for local newspapers, newsletters, and websites; and has acted as grounds manager of a sprawling, highly manicured corporate campus in New England. 

Expertise: Organic land care and lawn care
Title: Writer

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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