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A GROWING PASSION: Bye Bye Grass: How To Remove Your Lawn

Host Nan Sterman visits several home gardens, each of which uses a different method to kill and/or remove their lawns, with the intent of replacing each with a waterwise landscape.
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Host Nan Sterman visits several home gardens, each of which uses a different method to kill and/or remove their lawns, with the intent of replacing each with a waterwise landscape.

Stream now or tune in Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, Feb. 21 at 11 a.m. on KPBS TV

Lawns are the thirstiest and most resource intensive plants in our gardens and frankly, they don’t belong in our climate.

The combination of drought years, state mandated water restrictions, and water agency rebates have finally inspired Californians to remove their lawns.

On this episode, we visit several home gardens, each of which uses a different method to kill and/or remove their lawns, with the intent of replacing each with a water-wise landscape.

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About The Series:

From earth-friendly and water-wise gardens to organic foods and habitat restoration, San Diegans demand options that protect our health, feed our communities and protect our natural resources. Hosted by Nan Sterman, A GROWING PASSION explores backyard food production, major horticultural growers, low-water landscapes and sustainable practices around the home and in the garden.

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