According to NASA, in the United States more surface area 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 why you should kill your lawn and how to replace it with beautiful and environmentally friendly native plantings.
Event is free*, but registration is requested below.
Mark Richardson is Director of Horticulture for Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, MA. Prior to joining the staff at Tower Hill, Mark served as Botanic Garden Director for New England Wild Flower Society, where he oversaw Garden in the Woods and Nasami Farm native plant nursery. He has a passion for ecological horticulture and native plants and is co-author of Native Plants for New England Gardens (Globe Pequot, 2018).
*This is part of a stormwater management project to improve water quality in the Three Bays area of Barnstable and is funded by the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Watershed Grants through a collaboration with Restore America’s Estuaries.