Why Weeds Hate Synthetic Grasses

I recently moved next door to my former home. The reasons for the move are not pleasant. I was forced here. You see, I’m a dandelion. Last year, I heard the Smiths—my former landlords—talking to the folks at Southwest Greens about replacing their natural grass with a synthetic lawn. I knew there wouldn’t be much…

Share
Details

The Great Grassby?

The forthcoming Baz Luhrmann take on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” may be just the ticket to re-inspire lavish summer lawn and cocktail parties across the country. Abundant, blooming gardens, lawn croquet and laughing, well-dressed guests strolling across verdurous hills are all called to mind when we think of the classic novel set in…

Share
Details