Starting October 17-19, local authorities & non-profits band together to create an infrastructure for the use of compost in turfgrass management. Brown gold. That’s what Urbana local authorities & non-profits have dubbed natural compost and healthy soils. “Urbana supports the natural lawn care approach to reduce the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides and instead
Urbana Grows Green Weekend
Lawn and garden care experts share tips to manage your lawn and garden without pesticides September 7 – 11th According to the Midwest Pesticide Action Center, a weed-free lawn doesn’t always mean a healthy lawn. “It often means incomplete,” said MPAC’s Assistant Director and Communications Manager, Ryan Anderson. “Dandelions provide a feast for honeybees
The City of Urbana and Urbana Park District to pilot a chemical free lawn program!
No pesticides, no “Keep off the Grass” signs, and no environmental and health risks. That’s what the future will look like with the new Midwest Grows Green natural lawn care initiative adopted by both the City of Urbana and Urbana Park District this fall. “The City of Urbana strives to keep our community a healthy place