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Hybrid Lawns

Healthy Lawns - Hybrid Lawns

Converting our chemically-treated lawns to organic management will have the same impact as converting our gas automobiles to hybrid: Cost savings passed on to consumers and a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. Most lawn mowers run 2 stroke engines which emits far more CO2 than automobiles. Chemical fertilizers (we are currently using over 14 million…

Re-forest suburban lawns

Re-forest suburban lawns

 Re-forest suburban lawns   “Young trees ‘eat’ atmospheric carbon like teenagers devour pizza,” wrote forester William Wade Key in a recent article for the Sacramento Bee. That one poignant statement tells us that re-foresting suburban turf could save us from global warming.            Is it realistic and feasible to re-forest 1 million acres, and will it…

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