You Have Too Much Lawn, and It's Driving You Nuts

by Bruno Bornsztein

It sounds almost un-American ... is there such a thing as too much lawn in a culture that glorifies riding lawn mowers and robotic grass trimmers? The overwhelming feeling about lawns seems to be "the more the better". And if they're more uniform than your wall-to-wall carpeting, even better.

Well, Evelyn Hadden, an award-winning gardening author and speak, is on a quest to change that. I came across her Web site, LessLawn.com, a few weeks ago...

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How To Build Lawn Aerator Sandals

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

How To Build Lawn Aerator Sandals

Here we go. Build your own lawn aerating sandals and take a laps around the yard to open up the thatch, let the air, water and sun in there. Better yet, make a few pairs for your your kids and pay them a quarter to stomp around out in the yard. You'll be treating your lawn, employing your kids, saving money on the rental fees and avoiding those suspicious little earth plugs scattered about the yard.

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Stripe your lawn like a major-league park.

by DIY Maven

 

Stripe your lawn like a major-league park.

Don't you just love the look of a patterned grass on a baseball field? This year, since our Twins christened a new and gorgeous outdoor ball field, we will be able to experience this work of vegetal art in person. And now, thanks to the Lawn Stryper, we can get the same look in our yards. Basically, the Lawn Stryper is a dealie that you attach to the back of your walk-behind mower and it

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20 Alternatives to Traditional Easter Grass

by DIY Maven

20 Alternatives to Traditional Easter Grass

The grass the Easter Bunny traditionally stuffs into baskets is not exactly bunny food. Plus, it's messy, tacky and not good for the environment. So, this year just say 'no' to Easter's answer to tinsel and try one of the following alternatives. More interesting than paper from the shredder, and there's something for everybody, no matter the age of the recipient.

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