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David Suzuki endorses ‘No Mow May,’ saying it helps boost local ecology

Increased mowing also stirs up allergy-causing plants

May 6, 2021
By NOW Magazine


Scientist and broadcaster David Suzuki suggests “No Mow May,” a movement in which homeowners are encouraged not to cut their lawns during the month, is an ideal strategy to boost local ecology. Flowering plants, such as dandelions, that are left to grow in May provide insects with an important food source. He adds that increased mowing stirs up allergy-causing plants.