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The Sound of Ideas

Working with Nature:  Lawns & Gardens

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Working with Nature:  Lawns & Gardens How does your garden grow? Does the lawn need some help? On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll head outside along with all the neighbors to talk about gardening and lawn care with specific ideas about organic techniques. Some landscapers are freezing weeds and introducing clover to keep lawns green without herbicides. And if you want to repel bugs, we've got one word for you: Marigolds. Maybe you've got other suggestions. Grab your gloves and join us Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

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Community/Human Interest, Environment

Guests

Alec McClennan, founder, Good Nature Organic Lawn Care
Debra Knapke, Columbus, The Garden Sage
Carmella Shale, director, Geauga Soil & Water Conservation District
Geri Unger, director of education and research, Cleveland Botanical Garden

Additional Information

Creating a rain garden
Information on American Green by Ted Steinberg
Old Farmers Almanac guide to keeping critters out of your garden

Healthier, Cleaner, Greener Schools & Facilities seminar
Friday, June 15 8 a.m. to Noon
Cleveland Botanical Garden

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