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Creating Lawn Chic

I’d like to think that I’m ahead of my time when it comes to lawn trends, but I’m probably just lazy. I have no interest in spending time or money fighting the multitude of plants that grow in with the grass. Dandelions, crabgrass, clover and assorted weeds flourish along with my fescue and perennial rye.

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Shredded Turf

Report From PIA – July 17

We went out to dinner tonight and as I was walking into the restaurant, my attention was snagged by the soft appearance of the lawn. Or was this a ground cover? It almost looked like miniature Nassella, aka Stipa grass.

Bending down to look more closely, I realized that […]

Pros and Cons of Lawns

Report From PIA – January 25

Gardening blogs and gardeners on twitter have been abuzz with talk about the study done at the University of California Irvine about the environmental impact of lawns. Basically, it says that although turf sequesters carbon in the soil, the care of lawns negate this benefit.

My immediate thought was […]