question: how is a beautiful lawn the “perfect antithesis of an ecological system”?

According to the Barbara Stein, author of Noah's Garden, a perfect lawn perpetually requires intensive inputs due to the fact that it is completely cut-off from the natural system that would otherwise support it. Additionally, the roots that grow from lawn grass become a “feltlike mat” that is between 2 and 4 inches deep. The …

eutrophication, choking the life out of a body of water near you?

In the height of the summer heat, being able to jump into a cool, clear is one of life's simple pleasures. But it seems that more and more that our lakes don't look quite the same as they used to. We don't see the same fish jumping up to snap up a tasty June bug. …