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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: http://www.safelawns.org/

Peace

How Green is Your 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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