In warming world, manicured lawn is no longer a thing of beauty – The Boston Globe

Think of the environmental impact While Thomas Farragher’s “Rhode Island sod farmer provides suburban splendor” was a lovely human-interest story (Metro, May 7), it failed to mention the environmental impact of lawns. Lawns in the United States are a major agricultural “crop,” covering an area (as Farragher notes) about the size of Florida. They require […]