What considerations go into rehabilitating land back to native grasses?

Using native grasses is a great idea for new – or old – housing developments. Once the areas of native grasses are established, they will have thick surface coverage of healthy, green grass. Maintaining these grasses can be managed in the same manner as turf grasses. Mowing and weeding these areas will provide long-term stands … Continue reading What considerations go into rehabilitating land back to native grasses?

What is a “green roof” and are they helpful to the environment?

Green roofs are vegetated rooftops, and they are gaining popularity in the United States. They are designed to alleviate some common problems in urban areas: elevated air temperatures,flooding, andair and water pollution. Out in the country, when rain falls, or snow melts, the water comes into direct contact with the ground. This precipitation is meant … Continue reading What is a “green roof” and are they helpful to the environment?