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Thursday, July 3, 2008

Greener Golf

Despite being composed of acres of green grass, golf courses are not typically very "green" in the environmental sense of the word. However, including native plants in golf course landscapes can help keep water clean, provide wildlife habitat and reduce maintenance costs. Win, win, win! Are you a golfer? Talk to your club or course manager about the benefits of going native. Take a look at these articles on Science Daily to find out more:
  • Golfers And Golf Courses Benefit From Native Grasses In Roughs
  • Plants Can Make Golf Courses Greener By Filtering Pesticides
  • Could Golf Courses Double As Wildlife Sanctuaries?


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