Saturday, July 25, 2009

Turf Wars

The 19 comments generated at the Public Opinion to Bob K.'s item about treatments for white clover in lawns made me wonder how much of a growing movement there is (amongst us MG's, anyway), for changing the way we view lawns and their care in our landscape. As a starting point for discussion, here's anti-lawnist Elizabeth Kolbert in a July 21, 2008 New Yorker piece.

Here's a relevant Penn State Fact Sheet: Neighborly Natural Landscaping: Creating Natural Environments in Residential Areas .

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