This Woman Wants to Destroy Your Lawn
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A profile of Heather McCargo, founder of the Wild Seed Project, an organization dedicated to the promotion of native plants. Details McCargo's passion for native species and the importance of indigenous plants to supporting wildlife and creating a landscape rugged enough to withstand climate change. Describes how the environmental impact of the standard American lawn can be mitigated by native plants. Discusses the value of sexual reproduction of plants - natural pollination and seeding as opposed to the hybridizing processes common in the gardening industry.
Smith, Peter Andrey, "This Woman Wants to Destroy Your Lawn" (2023). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5972.