Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Less Lawn!

Now you're cooking with gas. Less Lawn is a terrific website devoted to ways to make your lawn smaller.

2010 will be my year for lawn shrinkage.

Interestingly enough, just today I defined the boundary of my new meadow, which I'll be planting with wildflowers in the spring. Got some great info from Applewood Seeds - these guys really know their wildflowers. Very helpful, very fast and they have a wonderful and resourceful catalog.

Check 'em out!

The 2010 plan is to basically let an area of the yard go - no more mowing; accent the native growth with wildflowers from Applewood; and control tree saplings and less desirable species, like Canada thistle.

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