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City of Cambridge

Urban Gardening Series: NATIVE LAWN ALTERNATIVES

Location

Main Library
Lecture Hall
449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Contact

Jen Letourneau
JLetourneau@cambridgema.gov
617-349-4680

Description

“Lawns are a soul-crushing timesuck...,” reads the headline of a recent article on washingtonpost.com. According to NASA, more surface area in the U.S. is covered by lawn than by any other single irrigated crop. Lawns are resource-heavy, requiring irrigation, fertilizer, and pesticides to thrive in our climate. Learn some of the best, environmentally friendly lawn alternatives for urban gardens.

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