Topic: Native grasses

University of Texas at Austin Ecologist Licenses Resource-Saving Turfgrass to Bladerunner Farms to Develop Sod

Oct. 17, 2013

A mixture of native grasses that requires less maintenance to produce a lush lawn than a traditional turfgrass used in the South has been developed by The University of Texas at Austin Wildflower Center and licensed to a sod producer.

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Lawn of Native Grasses Beats Traditional Lawn For Lushness, Weed Resistance, Researchers Say

April 21, 2011

A lawn of regionally native grasses would take less resources to maintain while providing as lush a carpet as a common turfgrass used in the South, according to a study by ecologists at The University of Texas at Austin's Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

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