Southern Living-Article Follow-Up

By refugelawn, on 03/17/2023

I was reminded of this Southern Living article “The Pros and Cons of a Clover Lawn” (July 15, 2022 by Hallie Milstein) yesterday while answering a homeowner question about including  clover in their lawn. As an aside, my mother and grandmother (AKA “Nanna”) are avid Southern Living subscribers–tabletop copies have long been staples on their […]

Ecosystem Services

By refugelawn, on 05/12/2021

Human activities remove and fragment the natural habitat of insect pollinators. This lack of biodiversity is a leading contributor to declining pollinator populations.

Human Impact

By refugelawn, on 05/12/2021

The way we build and perceive our environment is both rooted in culture and influenced by environment. You need not travel far to see how homes..


By refugelawn, on 05/13/2021

The humid, sub-tropical climate of the southeastern US provides conditions for an abundance of late-winter and early-spring flowering forbs that are capable of nurturing hungry insects.