Cultivate - The Sust Blog
Our musings on lawn care, sustainability, technology, and the future of our yards.
October 16, 2023 – Lynda DeWitt
The productive season is over, and many of our plants are headed into dormancy. To help plants and local wildlife get through the winter, here are a few dos and don’ts that also will give a boost to your green spaces next spring.
May 30, 2023 – Lynda DeWitt
Among the oldest plant groups on the planet, ferns were a favorite of Triceratops and other plant-eating dinosaurs. Reserve some shady space for these beautiful and useful plants in your garden today.
April 22, 2023 – Lynda DeWitt
A Sust customer, Anne, who lives on a tenth of an acre in Washington D.C. is ahead of the curve on wildlife-friendly cleanups. By leaving useful debris over the winter and doing light spring cleanups, Anne has created an urban oasis.
April 5, 2023 – Lynda DeWitt
We’ve all seen and heard it — the loud startup of an engine, followed by a cloud of smoke and the smell of gasoline, all for the purpose of trimming our grass and tidying our sidewalks. Lawns make up 2% of all land in America (which is more land that is used to grow corn!) and caring for lawns in this traditional and widespread way, is damaging — and unsustainable. Starting with electric equipment is a big step in changing this story.