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Episode Three: "Lawn Rejuvenation the Natural Way"

Synopsis: Greg and Doug visit the King County Greenhouse and Nursery which produces over 25,000 plants annually for King County projects. There they demonstrate how to overhaul a lawn and get free plants through propagation (taking cuttings of plants).

Demonstrations include

  • How to aerate a lawn
  • How to reseed a lawn
  • How to feed your lawn with compost
  • Bonus: In celebration of Native Plant Appreciation Week (April 30-May 6, 2006), Greg demonstrates how to propagate red-osier dogwood.

Show resources:

Natural Lawn Care

Composting & Healthy Soils

Native Plant Guide

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