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April 23, 2024
An in-depth look at the pros and cons of converting lawns to clover

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipal

April 10, 2024
Vancouver allowing one day per week for residential lawn watering amid hot, dry conditions

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipalTurf Revival

March 27, 2024
Orillia, Ont. revises naturalization bylaw to address previously ‘vague’ wording

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsEarth WeekTechnology

March 26, 2024
Green roof technology has many benefits and can survive through periods of drought

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsTechnology

January 2, 2024
Advisory board of international experts established to help restore biodiversity by 2030

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscaping

November 27, 2023
Road salt amounts must be reduced to save groundwater and lakes, researcher says

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipalTurf Revival

November 27, 2023
Alberta town mandates drought-tolerant grasses be grown on new lawns

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscapingTurf Revival

November 15, 2023
Ecologists warn leaf raking is detrimental to important pollinators and birds

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsTurf Revival

November 13, 2023
Gardening writer shares the do’s and don’ts of the ‘leave the leaves’ campaign

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscapingTurf Revival

November 6, 2023
Several agencies cite benefits for keeping fallen leaves unraked on lawns

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsTree care

October 31, 2023
Arborist warns artificial turf lawns can be damaging to trees, blocking water, oxygen

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeaturesProfilesTechnologyTurf Revival

October 5, 2023
Research pegs distillery stillage as a promising turfgrass fertilizer

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipal

September 19, 2023
Kawartha Lakes council not quite ready to adopt proposed naturalization bylaw

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeaturesProfilesTurf Revival

September 11, 2023
Canadian researchers play key role in better understanding sensitive soil composition

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeaturesAgronomyTurf Revival

September 1, 2023
Are biosolids good for turf, or just bull? Research looks at practicality, sustainability

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipal

August 10, 2023
Property owner defiant in effort to get Magog, Que. to change its plant growth bylaw

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscapingTurf Revival

August 4, 2023
Kamloops a trend setter for its embracing of xeriscaped yards over traditional lawns

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscapingTurf Revival

July 28, 2023
Community workshops aim to give local residents an appreciation of sustainable landscaping

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsMunicipal

July 24, 2023
Belleville considering bylaw amendment to allow naturalization of residential lawns

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeatures

June 26, 2023
Pond restoration can present different options to managers

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeaturesMunicipalProfiles

June 19, 2023
Survey says: Natural grass is much preferred to artificial turf

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsGolf

June 16, 2023
Golfers to play key role in helping Niagara Falls golf course achieve Audubon designation

Eco-Friendly PracticesNews

June 15, 2023
UBC expert offers advice on how to create green spaces that adapt to climate change

Eco-Friendly PracticesFeaturesTurf Revival

June 12, 2023
Guelph Turfgrass Institute weighs in on No Mow May’s shortcomings

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsTurf care

June 8, 2023
Health Canada knows what’s best, Manitoba lawn care professionals say

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscaping

June 8, 2023
Wales could consider country-wide ban on artificial turf residential lawns

Eco-Friendly PracticesNews

May 24, 2023
Biodiversity experts say No Mow May won’t save Vancouver Island’s fragile ecosystems

Eco-Friendly PracticesNewsLandscaping

May 23, 2023
Giving in to No Mow May was a mistake, writer says, noting bees not interested in dandelions