Making your lawn a sign that you’re doing the right thing
Homeowners maintain millions of acres of grass. But lawns have become somewhat of a punching bag in these times of drought and growing environmental awareness. Due to past pesticide, herbicide and watering methods, much of this abuse is well-deserved. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We want lawns to become a symbol, not of suburban excess, but instead a badge of conservation and wise-use. Did you know you don’t have to jump on the chemical bandwagon or use half the Sierra snowmelt to keep your lawn happy? It’s true. To have a beautiful yard, try these tips that include things like protein-based fertilizers, humus and mulch. Power to the new lawns of California!