GardenRant edition. The full version with off-topic sidebar is right here.
- Annapolis, Maryland
has passed a promising new law prohibiting the sale or use of lawn fertilizers
that pollute. Lots of exemptions, but a good start at trying to stop toxic
runoff into the Chesapeake Bay.
- Students at LSU have
created a lawn-care robot, the fully customizable AgBot. They say the robot is an environmentally-friendly lawn
care machine containing a seed dispenser, high-torque auger, fertilizer tank,
and remote control capabilities. It's solar-powered and can move as fast as 6
miles per hour for at least 4 hours. Via the Weekly Dirt.
- Can sustainability go too far?
Read about the Sustainable Guitar
Movement before answering that question.
- It's Before and
After Time compares my back yard in 1985 and 2000.
- The EPA's
GreenScaping program for homeowners gets it
- Update on the
Sustainable Sites Initiative.
- Worms on the
Loose! – my adventures in indoor worm composting.
From our newest contributor, Kathy LaLiberte, founding gardener at Gardeners Supply Company:
- The 3 Keys to
Organic Gardening Success
- The Secrets to
Great Soil, or How Fungus Turned my Thumb Green, which won the Garden Writers Association's Garden Globe Award.
- Know your