Discover Why Lawns and Being Green go together
Lawns are a part of the original green industry.
The Lawn Institute exists to help anyone that cares about the environment see how to use turfgrasses beneficially. That happens through learning about grass and following the best practices for the various parts of the world.
There are many benefits of turfgrass and lawns. They include environmental, economic and community/human health benefits.
When best management practices (BMP) are followed they do provide ecosystem services. Lawns are sustainable with BMPs and can be a part of other sustainability practices.
Lawns can be maintained with organic practices.
There are conservation practices that enhance the landscape with lawns. Water quality and quantity can be enhanced with quality lawns.
People that take proper care of their lawns can definitely be stewards of the environment.