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Lawn Gone: Nourishing Our Ecosystems with Meadows

by Mary B. O’Neill, Ph.D. Reprinted with permission, this article first appeared in the July 2017 issue of Main Street Magazine. The American Dream of homeowner-ship, good fences making good neigh­bors, and lush, rolling lawns – it’s the mythic trifecta of life in these United States. Or is it? Homeownership is down, while fences and […]

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Native Grass and Wildflower Seeding: Q& A with the Experts

by Tara Mitchell ELA’s 23rd Annual Conference in March brought together three highly knowledgeable experts for a question and answer panel session on Native Grass and Wildflower Seeding: Mark Fiely, Horticulturalist at Ernst Conservation Seeds, Carlos Montoya, owner of Native Plant Associates on Martha’s Vineyard, and Larry Weaner of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates. Moderated by […]

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Getting Real With Meadows

by Nick Novick A successful project requires careful consideration of design issues, keeping expectations in check, and an understanding of the ecological principles at play. (more…)

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Urban & Suburban Meadows

by The Meadows Project Urban & Suburban Meadows, Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Spaces, addresses the problems caused by the extensive planting of non-native grass lawns across America. (more…)

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