Leaf blowers may be the most hated of all landscaping tools due to the noise they make and the smog-creating emission they spew, but public outcry has led to new rules governing their use.
Solar Mowing founder Lynda DeWitt discusses how working as a children’s book author and editor at leading environmental periodicals led her to start her sun-powered lawn mowing company Solar Mowing…
We need to tuck our lawns in for their long winter’s nap with eco-friendly methods and products so that they will wake up lush and healthy in the spring…
Now is the time to jump on green technology upgrades, given they’re mature enough to rely on but still new enough to qualify for “early adopter” incentives.
Dear EarthTalk: My neighbor uses Roundup in her yard routinely and tells me it’s harmless to people and pets, but I’ve heard that it is carcinogenic. Can you set the record straight? —Maise Alexander, New Hope, PA Monsanto’s Roundup herbicides contain three key components: the […]
An emerald-green lawn is a beautiful lawn. At least many Americans think so. Yet this kind of lawn, relying on heavy pesticide use to kill weeds, may have poison beneath its shiny surface. Pesticide exposure may increase the chances of cancer, cardiac disease, reproductive system problems, afflictions of the nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease […]