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Citizen Forestry: Why Trees Don't Make Sustainable Communities, People Do

On April 27th, several bleak and over-paved blocks of downtown LA’s Arts District will be transformed by a community planting of 27 trees. Birds...

On April 27th, several bleak and over-paved blocks of downtown LA’s Arts District will be transformed by a community planting of 27 trees. Birds will sing, leaves will flutter, and hearts will lift: all because one person had a dream and got enough people excited about that dream to make it a reality.

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Why Killing Your Lawn Is a Good Idea—And How to Do It

Want to plant something that makes more sense than grass this summer? Here are a few different ways to commit herbicide.

Why do we love our lawns when they don’t love us back? We pay a gardener or mow every week. We weed, edge, and blow. We aerate and add chemicals that pollute our waterways. And still, our lawns need more—often a lot more.

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