TAG: Grass Roots exhibit

Grass Roots initiative to expand in ’16

February 17, 2016By

The National Turfgrass Federation will expand its Grass Roots initiative in 2016 with the addition of an exhibit at a high profile soccer complex in Maryland and efforts to promote the National Greenscape Corridor in Washington D.C. The efforts come on the heels of the first full year of the Grass Roots exhibit at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington.... read more

Getting to the root

August 7, 2015By

Did you know Andrew Jackson Downing pioneered the use of lawns around homes, and Frederick Law Olmsted promoted them by including turfgrass in public space designs? Or that four of the top five food crops are grasses? (Sugar cane, corn, wheat and rice.) Neither did I, until late last month when I attended the Grass Roots exhibit at the U.S.... read more