Posts Tagged "harmful lawn pesticides"

Poison on the Lawn

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in environment, spring, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Poison on the Lawn

Pesticides are poisons. They kill living things, that’s their purpose. They’ll kill dandelions and crabgrass, for sure. The question is, what else do they harm?

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Good Lawn

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in environment, spring, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Good Lawn

I saw a sight this morning that froze my blood. There was a toddler, a hapless infant, sitting on a lawn. Not even a blanket underneath him, mind you—the poor child was sitting right on the grass. Made my blood run cold. Why? Because it was a bad lawn. It was nothing but blades of grass. Close-cropped and bristly as a Marine’s haircut. Not a weed to be seen, not a leaf of clover, not a dandelion, not a plantain leaf. Nothing but grass. So what? That’s what a lawn is supposed to be, right? I suppose so. But it doesn’t stay that way naturally. Weeds like dandelion, clover and plantain are...

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Good Lawn/Bad Lawn

Posted by on Sep 7, 2013 in environment, leaves, summer, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Good Lawn/Bad Lawn

I saw a sight this morning that froze my blood. There was a toddler, a hapless infant, sitting on a lawn. Not even a blanket underneath him, mind you—the poor child was sitting right on the grass. Made my blood run cold. Why? Because it was a bad lawn. It was nothing but blades of grass. Close-cropped and bristly as a Marine’s haircut. Not a weed to be seen, not a leaf of clover, not a dandelion, not a plantain leaf. Nothing but grass. So what? That’s what a lawn is supposed to be, right? Yes. But it doesn’t stay that way naturally. Weeds like dandelion, clover and plantain are highly...

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