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Sod Off (in an Eco-Friendly Way)

Manual or kick-type sod cutterYou hear a lot of talk these days about getting rid of lawns, and that’s great. What you don’t often hear about is how to actually remove that nasty turf grass without herbicides so you can go about planting more-interesting stuff. Mowing it as low as possible, then smothering it with newspaper or cardboard is one option, if you have a small area, or if you aren’t in a hurry to plant and if you have an ample supply of mulch, compost, or other organic matter to put on top. But honestly, how many of us plan that far ahead? We decide the lawn must go, and it must go now. I have two words for you: sod cutter. Continue Reading →

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