Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Permaculture Projects: Lawn Care that Makes Sense

Organic Lawn Care: Lawn Care that Makes Sense

If you read my previous post on getting rid of your lawn, then you know I am not a big fan of lawns in general.  I am really not a fan of using tons of chemicals and spending hours of time on something that produces nothing.

With that said, I know that I am not going to convince everyone to replace their lawn with gardens and trees.  I also know that a patch of grass in the middle of a garden is pretty.  It is peaceful.  It can be nice.

But how do you grow a lawn without all the poisons and without spending all your free time maintaining it?  The following article explains how to do it.  It is written by Paul Wheaton.  He is a permaculturist who started the Rich Soil website and the Permies website (which has the largest Permaculture forum on the web).

Here is Paul Wheaton's great article on Organic Lawn Care for the Cheap and Lazy:
The key to the lawn care game is competition. You want to make things favorable for the grass and unfavorable for the weeds so the grass will choke out the weeds. Naturally...

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