By Paul Robbins
For a few humans, their garden is a resource of delight, and for others, taking care of their garden is a chore. but for progressively more humans, turf care is a reason for ecological nervousness. In Lawn People, writer Paul Robbins, asks, "How did the desires of the grass grow to be my own?" In his aim to get a clearer photo of why humans and grasses do what they do, Robbins interviews householders approximately their lawns, and makes use of nationwide surveys, research from aerial photos, and monetary information to confirm what humans feel about-and how they treat-their lawns.
Lawn People areas the garden in its ecological, monetary, and social context. Robbins considers the eye we pay our turfgrass-the chemical substances we use to develop lawns, the dangers of turf care to our city ecology, and its strength impression on water caliber and family healthiness. He additionally exhibits how the ecology of towns creates convinced types of electorate, deftly contrasting man's regulate of the garden with the lawn's keep watch over of guy.
Lawn People presents an exciting exam of nature's effect on panorama administration and at the surroundings.
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