Our landscapes sustain all life on this planet – let’s choose them wisely.

Lawn is the default covering for many of our private and public landscapes. Maintained to be unnaturally green regardless of the season and climate, and to contain only a species or a mixed planting of grasses, our lawns are a virtual dead zone as far as habitat goes, and they provide minimal ecological services compared to more diverse and climate-appropriate landscapes.

We believe lawns have become the most wasted green spaces on Garden Earth. In the United States alone there are 50-60,000 square miles of turf.

We advocate for lawn reform. Let’s convert our unused lawn area to living habitats and protect those soil-cover landscapes for all of nature — humans and the diverse other species, seen and unseen, with whom we share this planet. Let’s nurture living landscapes, not lawn.

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