Push Mowers vs. Ride on Mowers

Sally Steele Bridgewater April 21, 2008 06:48 PM
Hi there Does anyone know of any studies that compare the GHG emissions of various lawn mowers? How does a ride on mower with a bigger engine compare with a smaller, two stro…

Riding Lawn Mowers

Linda Schell Gravenhurst June 01, 2008 07:38 AM
Can anyone advise me a manufacturer who makes a riding lawnmower which is environmentally friendly and easy on fuel? I have seen the push mowers. We have a lot of grass and are r…

Lawn Mowers, Cabbages and Kings

Elizabeth Griffin June 10, 2008 11:53 AM
Hi All, The recent discussions on this topic exemplify rather well how even a band of guys with their hearts in the right place are easily stymied when it comes to facing the…

Edible Lawn

Eric Rardin June 27, 2008 10:07 PM
Having observed the ongoing discussions about lawns and lawn mowers, I thought the list might find this article interesting: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1816764…

GIS Analysis on Xeriscaping?

Timea Zentai Walnut Creek June 28, 2008 02:28 PM
Hello FSBL, I've been researching GIS tools in understanding how innovative behavior spreads (in energy use). I've heard that there is a GIS analysis in the xeriscape communi…


Claudette Lacombe Rockyford July 09, 2008 04:57 PM
Hi FSB list. I saw a posting rather recently that talked about how xeriscape sites foster more xeriscape sites, but I should have saved it and now can't find it. Can anyone he…

The Guerilla Gardeners

lbbudd July 23, 2008 10:28 AM
Greetings Fellow FSBs- I had the opportunity to meet the guerilla gardening group of Los Angeles. Iwas greatly impressed. LA's public landscape ismaintained at a very poor le…

Research Question: Lawns, Soil Carbon Sequestration, Climate change adaptation and local gov't

jonathan kevles CA October 17, 2008 12:25 PM
I have a research question in regards to the potential for lawns to mitigate climate change and help us adapt to climate change: Depending on the responses to the questions below…

Environmental Beliefs and Endorsement of Sustainable Development Principles in Water Conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm Scale

Corral-Verdugo, V., Carrus, G., Bonnes, M., Moser, G., & Sinha, J. (2008). Environmental beliefs and endorsement of sustainable development principles in water conservation: Toward a New Human Interdependence Paradigm scale. Environment and Behavior, 40(5), 703-725.
It is thought that a dichotomy exists between two apparently contradictory belief systems: the so-called "Human Exception Paradigm" (HEP)--an anthropocentric belief system--and th…

Preferences for Landscape Choice in a Southwestern Desert City

Yabiku, S., Casagrande, D., & Farley-Metzger, E. (2008, May). Preferences for landscape choice in a Southwestern desert city. Environment and Behavior, 40(3), 382-400.
Through outdoor water consumption, residential landscaping behavior affects public policy and the environment in the American Southwest. We propose a decision framework based on c…

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