Monday, November 8, 2010

What Cost Cleaner Water?

Is it time to re-imagine your concept of “lawn”? Are you willing to replace traditional “grass” with a rain barrel and a rain garden and your driveway with porous pavement? Are you ready for a visit from your neighborhood “fertilizer cop”?

Man your battle stations! Read the pros and cons in “To save Chesapeake, turf may face tough love,” by David A. Fahrenthold, in today’s Washington Post.

The save-the-bay principles mentioned in the article apply elsewhere, of course, even to streams and rivers in your neighborhood if you live outside the Chesapeake watershed.

To go the Post article, CLICK HERE.

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