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Converting Lawn to Meadow

Alternatives to Lawns: Choosing What's Right for You

2010
Authors: George Weigel
Turf grass isn't the only option for filling our yards. This article offers alternatives to conventional lawns, such as meadow and low-growing groundcovers, and lists native species that grow well in Pennsylvania.
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From Lawn to Meadow: Protect Water and Provide Habitat While Saving Money

2017
Authors: Nate Lotze
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Land Trust Association
Converting areas covered by turf grass to meadows can be financially rewarding and relatively simple on both public and private land. It can also deliver substantial environmental and aesthetic benefits.
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How to Create a Meadow in Southeastern Pennsylvania: The Basics

2013
Organizations/Sources: Pennsylvania Environmental Council
This publication details the basics of what is required to create and maintain a native grass and wildflower meadow in southeastern Pennsylvania.
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Meadows and Prairies: Wildlife-Friendly Alternatives to Lawn

2016
As homeowners become aware of the costs of maintaning lawns, both to people and to wildlife, many are choosing to replace all or part of their lawns with alternatives that are more friendly to wildlife and the environment.
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Mowing to Meadows: Developing a Wilder Aesthetic

2014
Organizations/Sources: Natural Lands Trust
Converting part of your yard to meadow can save you time and money--think about less frequent mowing. And meadows help filter our groundwater, control flooding, add visual appeal, and provide critical habitat for sonbirds and pollinators.
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