With an estimated 50 million lawns in America, covering about 30 million acres of land, the environmental impact of overwatering, chemical fertilization, and pesticides is huge. Now you can enjoy the lushest patch of grass you've ever had, the sustainable way. No matter how much space you have to work with, here's how to make it your own.
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Let bugs live.
Pesticides don't discriminate between lawn-friendly bugs and those that destroy it, and they ruin the natural predator-prey relationship. Insects like aphids, beetles, and grubs are pests, while ladybugs, centipedes, and spiders help keep the pest population under control. This balance will happen naturally with a pesticide-free lawn.
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