Native grasses require less mowing, researchers say

10/28/2009 | KVUE-TV (Austin, Texas)

Researchers at the University of Texas have learned that native species of grass require less maintenance than grasses that currently make up most lawns. "If something like this means a reduction in gasoline from lawn mowers, reduction in pesticides, reduction in fertilizers, then we know we're doing the planet a favor," said Mark Simmons, a researcher at the university.

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