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Pollinator Lawn

What is a Bee Lawn? Bee lawns are made of a tight mix of grasses and low-growing perennials that can be used and treated much like a regular lawn but also offer high-quality nutrition to pollinators. Why should I plant a Bee Lawn? Pollinator populations have been declining in part due to habitat loss, pesticide…

Individual Support Grantee Information

So you’ve been awarded an L2L Individual Support grant… Here’s what to do next! Start planning your project: All phase 1 Lawns to Legumes grantees (all those selected and notified in 2020 & 2021), have until November 1, 2021 to install and submit a reimbursement request for your project. In order to be sure the…

Low Maintenance Turf

What is Low Maintenance Turf? Low maintenance turf functions as a typical lawn but is made up of species that require less water, fertilizers, pesticides, and mowing than Kentucky bluegrass. Most low maintenance lawns are a mix of fine and/or tall fescues, both cool season grasses that are shade and drought tolerant. The benefits of…

Perennial Ground Cover

What is Perennial Ground Cover? A diverse matrix of native grasses and forbs, perennial ground cover can be adapted to almost any growing condition. It can be low-growing if desired. Why should I plant Perennial Ground Cover? Converting lawn into perennial ground cover offers the maximum ecological impact. In theory, you could turn your yard…