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Member: Michael Warren Thomas

CompanyNaturally Green
Personal BioMichael has a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Rochester, and has worked as an economic research analyst, urban forestry economist, and horticulturalist for the City of Rochester. His entrepreneurial projects included leader/organizer for 25 annual motor coach tours to the Philadelphia Flower Show, a natural lawn/landscape company Naturally Green, and five hours of weekly radio broadcasts about gardening, food, wine, and the Finger Lakes for 26 years. In 2020 he switched to podcasting his shows.
Business Description Michael started Naturally Green in 1989 as a lawn and landscape company that concentrated on reducing lawn sizes, eliminating the use of synthetic pesticides, and incorporating bio controls such as beneficial nematodes. In 2022 he will be focusing on replacing lawns with native plantings and edible landscapes on urban, suburban, and commercial properties. He raises about 150 Monarchs each summer from his small urban property, and will work to expand milkweed plantings for Monarchs.
Address 19 Trafalgar Street
Rochester NY 14619
United States
Phone Numbers Work: 585-703-9237
Primary BusinessDesigner, Educator
Integrated Pest Management,
Invasives Removal,
Lawn Care,
Native Plants,

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