Read an interesting article on the history and problems with lawn-making.

And this one "New research suggests Kiwi tradition of mowing the lawn could be bad for the environment".

Instead, consider turning some lawn into a wildflower border or meadow. The bees will love it!  

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Reduce the need for lawn-mowing by planting more trees, flowers and vegetables. 


It is best to leave the grass clippings on the lawn after mowing as they will provide a ready source of fertiliser, and also help the soil to retain water in turn promoting root growth and a healthy green lawn.