The ugly duckling lawn - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Marion Owen

The ugly duckling lawn

Posted: Monday, May 6, 2019 9:45 am | Updated: 9:53 am, Mon May 6, 2019.

KODIAK — Don’t you just love wiggling your toes in soft, green grass? Me, too — until the day I went to a park and watched some kids playing Frisbee. They leaped high to snatch the Frisbee and then touched down on the grass. Barefoot. I cringed because I knew the lawn had been treated with chemicals.

When it comes to lawn care, most Americans follow a “more is better” attitude. We over-fertilizing to the tune of 3 million tons per year.

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