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How Green is Your Lawn? (via Teatown Thoughts)

I am reading “Producing and consuming chemicals: The moral economy of the American Lawn” by Paul Robbins and Julie T. Sharp for a Society and Sustainability class at Arizona State University, where I am a nontraditional student studying sustainability.

This blog post came up when I was researching for a less technical article. Teatown is in the next town over from where I grew up. I remember it well.

Here is a website for growing and maintaining a sustainable lawn:


Should the Traditional American Lawn be an Endangered Species? In recent years, it has become clear that solving environmental problems requires everyone’s participation. Saving the earth is not a spectator sport!  With spring in the air, there is no easier place to start than in your own yard.    Transforming a monoculture grass lawn into a mosaic of plants and habitats will in the long run save you time and money, and will create a more biologi … Read More

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