Anti-Lawn Nazis Should Call Off the Blitzkrieg

Guest Rant by Frank Hyman   You can’t have read about gardening for the last 5-10 years and missed the stories about how lawns have  gone from being a symbol of the American Dream to becoming the nightmarish instrument of the corporate horticulture industry. What had been the greenest portion of the American Dream is now […]

Continue Reading

Read related articles in: Lawn Reform
Posted by on November 11, 2009 at 6:50 pm   This post has 27 responses.

“A Chemical Reaction” Makes the Case

You may remember my plea to help get this anti-pesticide documentary seen.  Well, that was before I’d seen it myself and now that I have, I can recommend it not just for its powerful message but for the fascinating person at its core. Here’s a blurb from the movie’s...

Continue Reading

Read related articles in: Lawn Reform
Posted by on November 8, 2009 at 4:15 am   This post has 3 responses.

Weigh in on draft of “Lawn Care We Like”

Update: Since our launch a week ago, the Lawn Reform conspirators have been encouraged by the flood of support, complete with suggested links to more good resources for our website.  But as if to highlight the need for what we’re creating, we’ve also seen a bunch of out-dated articles...

Continue Reading

Read related articles in: Lawn Reform
Posted by on September 21, 2009 at 9:51 am   This post has 2 responses.

Lawn Reform Coalition Launches!
Plus Meadow Garden Book Giveaway

 Drumroll, please.  After two months of long-distance scheming, the Lawn Reform Coalition, a new campaign to change the American Lawn, launches today.  We're about getting practical solutions to homeowners, government and businesses about 3 increasingly important subjects: How to care for existing lawns in a natural way that doesn't...

Continue Reading

Read related articles in: Lawn Reform
Posted by on September 14, 2009 at 4:44 am   This post has 14 responses.

Plugging Lawn Reform at the American Hort Society

I'd call this post "Rant on the Road" but Alexandria, VA is less than an hour away, so hardly counts.  But I AM actually speaking – promoting lawn replacement plants and healthy care of existing lawn with a photo-packed PowerPoint.  Also speaking?  Our old friend Brent Heath of Brent&Becky's...

Continue Reading

Read related articles in: Lawn Reform
Posted by on June 13, 2009 at 3:25 am   This post has 6 responses.
  • Follow Garden Rant

    Follow Me on Pinterest RSS