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Spring is starting and so is yard work… May 4, 2013

Posted by roganp in Recommendations.
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Beautiful no-mow yardsHurrah! The tulips are out! The daffodils are out!

The dandelions are out.  😦

Spring is starting and so is yard work. The latest thing about lawns seems to be – not to have grass, but to have a vegetable or flower garden in your front yard.  Whatever you choose to do, pick up one of our books on lawns to tell you how to have a spectacular front yard.

Here are a few titles to check out:

Beautiful No-mow Yards: 50 amazing lawn alternatives by Evelyn Hadden

The Edible Front Yard: the mow-less, grow-more plan for a beautiful, bountiful garden by Ivette Soler

The American Meadow Garden: creating a natural alternative to the traditional lawn by John Greenlee

Scotts Lawns: your guide to a beautiful yard by Nick Christians

Quick & Easy Curb Appeal by Better Homes and Gardens

Phyllis Rogan, Reference Librarian
Chemung County Library District

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